Kyoto Animation Suspect to Be Indicted

Kyodo News reports that the individual who set fire to Kyoto Animation Studios on July 17, 2019 will have murder included with other charges.

The suspect, 42-year-old Shinji Aoba, was arrested by Kyoto Metropolitan Police on May 27 and is being held at the Osaka Police Detention Center after undergoing treatment for third-degree burns. Police obtained a warrant for his arrest in October 2019, but waited until he could withstand confinement for his full arrest after experimental procedures were done with artificial skin grafts.


Source: Kyodo News via Crunchyroll

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