A younger widow accused of poisoning Japan’s aged ‘Don Juan’ for his cash, arrested by authorities

Kosuke Nozaki considered himself as Japan’s Don Juan.


  • A 25-year-old girl has been arrested on suspicion of killing Japan’s “Don Juan.”
  • Saki Sudo is suspected of poisoning Kosuke Nozaki, 77, for his actual property fortune.
  • Nozaki was discovered lifeless in his residence on the night of Could 24, 2018.
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A younger girl has been arrested for allegedly murdering her older, rich husband three years in the past, the Japan Instances reported.

Saki Sudo, 25, was arrested on Wednesday on suspicion of poisoning Kosuke Nozaki, 77, to realize management of his actual property and liquor fortune. Nozaki was discovered lifeless in his residence on the night of Could 24, 2018 – three months after their wedding ceremony. He’s thought to have ingested a deadly quantity of an unlawful stimulant drug, as there have been no needle marks on his physique.

Based on the Japan Instances, Sudo had been researching stimulant medicine on the web, and reportedly obtained the substance present in Nozaki’s system. Earlier than Nozaki’s demise, the couple have been having dinner collectively. The police haven’t but disclosed whether or not Sudo has admitted to the crime.

Nozaki was a controversial determine in Japan. His autobiography was titled “Don Juan of Kishu: The Man Who Gave ¥3 Billion to 4,000 Stunning Ladies,” the place he likened himself to the Seducer of Seville.

“The explanation I become profitable is so far enticing girls,” he wrote, based on the Japanese broadcaster NHK. “Once I discover a girl of my kind, tall and voluptuous, I might inform her, ‘I wish to exit with you and have intercourse with you, I will offer you ¥400,000 (R52,183) in the event you agree.'” Below civil regulation in Japan, Sudo was entitled to half of Nozaki’s cash, which he made by means of his actual property and liquor corporations. Nonetheless, the quantity goes to be decided in authorized talks, as Nozaki acknowledged in his will he wished to donate ¥1.3 billion (R174 million) to a metropolis he had beforehand lived in.

The Japan Instances reported that Sudo was secretive about her marriage, however posted many pictures of high-priced holidays to her social media pages. A former classmate instructed the outlet she “by no means talked about having a job however boasted about her costly garments and mentioned she had loads of cash.”

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