posted on Jul, 26 2016 @ 12:42 AM
Just to let you all know that Satoshi Uematsu is a former employee and a mental patient and also wrote some stuff that is now being aired on Japanese
A former staff member of a home for the disabled in Kanagawa Prefecture admitted to going on a deadly stabbing rampage in his former workplace early
on July 26, police said.
Nineteen people were killed and 26 others injured, many of them seriously, at the Tsukui Yamayurien facility in Sagamihara in the northwestern part of
According to the National Police Agency, the stabbing rampage is the worst such incident since 1989 in terms of the death toll.
The 19 people killed consisted of nine men between the ages of 41 and 67 and 10 women aged between 19 and 70.
The man later turned himself into a police station in Sagamihara and was immediately arrested.
He was identified as Satoshi Uematsu, 26, who worked at the facility from December 2012 to February this year.
“I hope that disabled people will disappear (from this world),” he told police.
According to Kanagawa prefectural police, an employee of the facility called police at around 2:40 a.m. saying, “Something serious has taken
Police said Uematsu broke into the facility at around 2:10 a.m. and stabbed residents there in rapid succession.
At about 3 a.m., he surrendered himself to the local Tsukui Police Station after driving there by car. He was wearing a black T-shirt and black
trousers, and three knives were found in his bag. At least one was stained with blood.
A window on the first floor of the facility had been broken, and a hammer was found nearby. Police received another call at around 2:45 a.m., which
said, “A man broke into our facility.”
The caller also said, “We (staff members) were bound, and during that time, people were stabbed.”
According to the Hachioji Medical Center of Tokyo Medical University, which admitted four of the injured, all four have stab wounds to the upper half
of their bodies, particularly around their necks, and are unconscious.
The facility is located near the prefectural border with Yamanashi Prefecture and is about two kilometers east of Sagamiko Station on the JR Chuo
According to the Kanagawa prefectural government, a total of 149 people with intellectual disabilities were living in the facility on a long-term
basis as of the end of April. Their ages ranged from the teens to the 70s.
The residents are divided into groups, each of which consists of 20 people, and each group is living in an area called the “home.”
At night, at least two staff members of the facility are assigned to each two-story building. The front gate of the facility and entrances to the
buildings in which residents are living are all locked.