Japanese murderers met on 'crime mates' Web site


The Sydney Morning Herald

NAGOYA, Japan - Three men who met on an internet site that matches up criminals were arrested after battering a woman to death and abandoning her body in a forest, police and Japanese media said on Monday.

The three arrested men swapped details on a "crime mates" site through their mobile phones, Kyodo news agency reported, and agreed to kidnap a 31-year-old office worker as she walked home late on Friday night.

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