Masahiro Kanagawa

 

 

Age: 29

 

Summary: Japanese convicted spree killer who was among one of more than 130 prisoners on Japan's death row when he was sentenced to death for going on a fatal stabbing spree outside a shopping mall in the Ikaraki Prefecture-area, which killed one person and severely wounded seven others during an apparent random attack incident while under the influence of Ninja Gaiden Dragon Sword video game in March 2008, but who was also found guilty of a separate murder a few days prior and stated that he "wanted to kill many people to be sentenced to death."

 

 

Cause of Death: Executed by hanging

 

Born: 1983

 

Died: February 21, 2013

 

Location: Tokyo, Japan