Rena Yamashita


 

 

Age: 8

 

Summary: second-grade student at Ikeda Elementary School in the Osaka suburb of Ikeda, Japan and one of the eight students killed in that school's massacre committed by mentally-ill janitor Mamoru Tokuma (who was later sentenced to death), in which it became the second largest mass murder in recent Japanese history.

 

 

Cause of Death: Homicide by stabbing

 

Born: 1993

 

Died: June 8, 2001

 

Location: Ikeda, Japan