Takahiro Shiraishi a Japanese serial killer known as the Twitter Killer who confessed to killing one person in August, four in September and four in October 2017. Shiraishi was known to murder, rape dismember, and store the bodies at his apartment in Zama, Kanagawa prefecture, on the outskirts of Tokyo. Eight of the nine victims were women, mainly in their late teens to early 20s. Police found seven boxes of body parts, including nine human heads and 240 other bones in Shiraishi's apartment in Zama city, Japan in October 2017. Reportedly, Shiraishi used Twitter to lure suicidal women to his house so he could watch them commit suicide. In October 2020 Shiraishi pled guilty to the 9 murders. In December 2020 Takahiro Shiraishi was sentenced to death.
Serial Killer Takahiro Shiraishi (aka) Kubitsuri-shi, Twitter Killer, was active for 1 year in 2017, known to have ( 9 confirmed / 9 possible ) victims. This Serial Killer was active in the following countries: Japan
In 2017 Takahiro Shiraishi started his killing spree, during his crimes as a serial killer he was known to rob, strangle, rape, mutilate, and murder his victims. He was known to kill victims at his own home. He would keep parts of the victims body after the crime.
He was arrested on October 31st 2017, convicted on December 15th 2020, sentenced to death by hanging at a prison in Tokyo, Japan.
Takahiro Shiraishi has been listed on Killer.Cloud since September of 2018 and was last updated 4 months ago.
The unlawful killing of two or more victims by the same offender(s), in separate events. Serial Killer as defined by the FBI at the 2005 symposium.
Rape is usually defined as having sexual intercourse with a person who does not want to, or cannot consent.
Strangulation is death by compressing the neck until the supply of oxygen is cut off. Stranglers kill by Strangulation.
|Name:||Zama Suicide Pact Slayings|
|Nickname:||Kubitsuri-shi, Twitter Killer|
|Victims:||9 - 9|
|Years Active:||2017 - 2017|
|Arrested:||Oct 31, 2017|
|Convicted:||Dec 15, 2020|
|Sentence:||death by hanging|
|Prison Location:||a prison in Tokyo, Japan|
|Cause of Death:||N/A|
|Killed In Prison:||N/A|
The 5 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer Takahiro Shiraishi. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.
|2017||Takahiro Shiraishi started his serial killing spree. #2017|
|Oct 31 2017||Takahiro Shiraishi arrested. #20171031|
|2017||Takahiro Shiraishi ended his serial killing spree. #2017|
|Oct 01 2020|| pled guilty to 9 murders #20201001 |
Location: Tokyo District Court Tachikawa branch Tokyo, Japan
Takahiro Shiraishi pled guilty to 9 murders at a court appearance at the Tokyo District Court Tachikawa branch in Tokyo, Japan
|Dec 15 2020||Takahiro Shiraishi was convictedand sentenced to death by hanging at a prison in Tokyo, Japan. #20201215|
The following serial killers were active during the same time span as Takahiro Shiraishi (2017-2017).
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|kill at killers home||TRUE||320|
|totem body part||TRUE||365|
|kill at victims home||FALSE||323|
|sex with body||FALSE||430|
|ate part of body||FALSE||451|
|totem personal item||FALSE||354|
The Zama Suicide Pact slayings was a multiple homicide occurring in Zama, Japan, in November 2017, in which nine people, mostly young women including 3 high school girls, were killed by a 27-year-old man, Takahiro Shiraishi.
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