Feb. 22, 2021

S5 Ep197: Hookups from Hell: Takahiro Shiraishi - "The Twitter Killer"

S5 Ep197: Hookups from Hell: Takahiro Shiraishi -

A serial killer preys on vulnerable women in Tokyo, Japan. He will meet his victims on Twitter. (Caution: This episode contains the subject of suicide.) 

"Inside the mind of the Japanese serial killer who killed 9 people" by Walter Sim for The Straits Times, Nov 5, 2017. 

"Japan's 'Twitter Killer' Given Death Sentence for 9 Murders" by Ben Dooley for The New York Times, Dec 15, 2020. https://www.nytimes.com/2020/12/15/world/asia/japan-twitter-killer-death-sentence.html

"Killer who kept heads in cool boxes advertised himself as a professional hangman to lure suicidal victims" by Claire Carter for The Mirror, Nov 3, 2017.