Last week a Japanese schoolgirl killed a classmate. Specifically, the 16-year-old is being charged with decapitating a classmate and cutting off other body parts.
What was the motive?
Sports Nippon newspaper said the alleged killer told police she "wanted to dissect" a body, adding that the victim's belly was cut open.
She did prepare:
Police discovered tools, including hammers and a saw, at the suspect's apartment, the Yomiuri newspaper reported.
Japan: always a Gothic leader, and in its own weird way.
(thanks to Ed Webb)