Masakatsu Nishikawa


Age: 61

Japanese four-time murderer who was convicted of murdering four female bar owners of hostess clubs in western Japan and also attempted to strangle a female rakugo storyteller to death inside her residence in Osaka Prefecture over a one-month period from 1991 to 1992, but who had repeatedly requested a retrial after his death sentence was finalized in June 2005.

Cause of Death: Executed by hanging

Born: 1956

Died: July 13, 2017

Osaka, Japan