Posted: Feb 21, 2013 6:49 AM by Janine Reyes
JAPAN -- Japan executed three death row inmates today.
Among the men executed are a 29-year-old sentenced to death for a stabbing spree in 2008 outside a train station that left one person dead.
A 44-year-old inmate was sent to the gallows for the kidnapping and murder of a seven-year-old in 2004.
Officials also executed A 62-year-old convicted for strangling a bar owner to death in 2002.
These are the first executions in Japan since September 2012.
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