Issei Sagawa (佐川 一政, Sagawa Issei, born 26 April 1949), also known as Pang or The Kobe Cannibal, is a Japanese murderer, cannibal, and necrophile. He killed Renée Hartevelt in Paris in 1981.
|Born||April 26, 1949|
|Height||144.8 cm (4 ft 9 in)|
|Criminal charge(s)||Murder, cannibalism (falsely identified as attempted rape by officials) (Japan)|
|Criminal status||Unfit to stand trial by reason of insanity|
Sagawa murdered Hartevelt then ate and raped her corpse over several days. Sagawa was arrested but released after two years of pre-trial detention found him legally insane and deported to Japan.