Sagamihara Suspect’s Defence Team Requests Further Mental Health Appraisal

The advocates defending the suspect, Satoshi Uematsu in killings at a care home for the intellectually disabled in Sagamihara City requests further investigations into the suspects mental health.

Written from Extracts From TBS News

January 23rd 2018

How able Uematsu is to be held criminally responsible is expected to be a point of dispute, and the Yokohama District Prosecution has already conducted a mental appraisal.

However, a new psychiatric appraisal requested by the defense counselor will be made, so the prolongation of the trial is inevitable.

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