Summary: Japanese convicted murderer and one of the senior members of the Japanese doomsday-cult group Aum Shinrikyo considered as one of the earliest and closest disciples of Aum guru Shoko Asahara who had his death sentenced finalized by the Supreme Court in 2009 for playing a key role in the 1989 murders of anti-cult lawyer Tsutsumi Sakamoto and his family and another member who wanted to leave the cult, who was found guilty of seven charges on several other crimes, which also included helping Aum produce sarin nerve gas and LSD.
Cause of Death: Executed by hanging
Born: July 14, 1949
Died: July 6, 2018
Location: Fukuoka, Japan