WATCH as US Marine gets life in prison for rape and murder of local Japanese woman


December 1, 2017 – Fort Russ News – Paul Antonopoulos

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TOKYO, Japan – Former United States marine Kenneth Franklin Shinzato was handed a life sentence for the rape and murder of a local woman on the island of Okinawa.

The Naha District Court found Kenneth Franklin Shinzato guilty of killing 20-year-old Rina Shimabukuro in April last year.

Shinzato, who changed his surname from Gadson after marrying his Japanese ex-wife, denied he set out to kill his victim.

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