Kazuyoshi Miura

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'Japanese OJ' Hangs Self in LA Jail Before Murder Trail

Businessman accused in wife's shooting death

(Newser) - A Japanese businessman hanged himself last night in a Los Angeles jail, just hours after arriving in the US to face charges for allegedly planning his wife’s death 27 years ago. Kazuyoshi Miura, 61, was alone in his cell when he "used a piece of his shirt as... More »

Arrest Made in 1981 LA Murder

Japanese businessman nabbed in Saipan for ordering hit on wife

(Newser) - The LAPD is holding a Japanese businessman on suspicion of murder in the Los Angeles shooting death of his wife more than a quarter century ago, the AP reports. In the 1981 incident Kazuyoshi Miura was shot in the leg and his wife in the head; she later died. Miura... More »

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