Episode 197: Hookups from Hell: Takahiro Shiraishi - "The Twitter Killer"

from  Once Upon A Crime | True Crime

Feb 23, 2021

 

A serial killer preys on vulnerable women in Tokyo, Japan.  He will meet his victims on Twitter.  (Caution: This episode contains the subject of suicide.)  Resources:  "Inside the mind of the Japanese serial killer who killed 9 people" by Walter Sim for The Straits Times, Nov 5, 2017.  "Japan's 'Twitter Killer' Given Death Sentence for 9 Murders" by Ben Dooley for The New York Times, Dec 15, 2020.  "Killer who kept heads in cool boxes advertised himself as a professional hangman to lure suicidal...more

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