30 Jun '16, 5am

BREAKING: Former Marine formally charged with murder, rape in Okinawa woman’s death https://t.co/GgvSkgP5M8

BREAKING: Former Marine formally charged with murder, rape in Okinawa woman’s death https://t.co/GgvSkgP5M8

Kenneth Franklin Gadson, a former Marine working at Kadena Air Base, Japan, who goes by his Japanese wife's family name of Shinzato, was charged with murder and rape resulting in death on Thursday, June 30, 2016, in the case of a 20-year-old Okinawan woman. Screenshot from Nippon News Network Rina Shimabukuro is seen in this image from a Fuji Television broadcast. Kenneth Franklin Gadson, a former Marine working at Kadena Air Base, Japan, has been charged with murder and rape resulting in death in the case of the 20-year-old Okinawan woman. Fuji Television screengrab Related Politics play role in Tokyo's reaction to US crime on Okinawa A servicemember who drives drunk and injures someone in the United States would likely get prosecuted and possibly become the subject of a brief news story. In Japan, the same type of incident has spurred apologies from flag officers, an amb...

Full article: http://www.stripes.com/news/former-marine-charged-with-mu...

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