Summary: Japanese firefighter-turned-serial killer who had been suspected to have killed as many as 22 people, but was convicted of the handgun murders of two chauffeurs and six bar hostesses during a series of violent armed robbery throughout the Osaka Prefecture-area from 1972 to 1980.
Cause of Death: Executed by hanging
Born: August 29, 1948
Died: November 30, 2000
Location: Kyoto, Japan