Summary: Japanese spiritual cult leader and self-professed exorcist healer who became the first woman in Japan to be executed in more than 15 years when she and two accomplices including her daughter were convicted for several murders in the deaths of six cult followers in Fukushima Prefecture between 1994 and 1995, in which the victims were beaten to death with thick drumsticks in a series deadly "exorcism" rituals in order to "drive out demons hiding in their bodies."
Cause of Death: Executed by hanging
Born: circa 1947
Died: September 27, 2012
Location: Tokyo, Japan