Teen Pleads Guilty to Role in Violent Assault of Youth in Leduc- Court Accepts Apology and Sentences for Community Service

A teen involved in a violent assault in Leduc, Alberta, Canada, last fall has pleaded guilty to his role in the incident. The assault took place in a Circle K parking lot, where a group attacked another youth, as captured in a video posted on social media. The victim, who has an intellectual delay and Tourette’s syndrome, was swarmed and attacked after using a derogatory term, leading to a concussion and hospitalization for treatment. The …

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Japanese Man Sentenced to Death for Deadly Anime Studio Arson Accepts Verdict and Appeals Conviction

TOKYO, Japan – The Japanese man who was convicted of setting fire to an anime studio, resulting in the deaths of 36 people, has accepted the court’s verdict, according to local media. Shinji Aoba, 45, was found guilty for the deadly arson attack on the studios of Kyoto Animation in 2019, the deadliest crime in Japan in decades. Aoba’s defense team had initially entered a plea of not guilty, claiming he suffered from a mental …

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