Kazutaka Komori

Japanese assassin
In this Japanese name, the family name is Komori.

Kazutaka Komori (小森一孝, Komori Kazutaka, 1943–November 1971) was a Japanese political activist and murderer. In 1960, Komori stabbed the wife of a businessman and killed her 60-year-old maid. He wanted to kill the publisher of a fictional story about the Japanese Imperial family. Instead, he killed the man's wife and a servant.[1]

Komori thought the publisher of the story showed disrespect for the Imperial House of Japan.[2]

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  1. "Story in Magazine Touches Off Tragedy," Reading Eagle (US). February 26, 2962; retrieved 2012-8-23.
  2. Axelbank, Albert (2010). Black Star Over Japan: Rising Forces of Militarism, p. 43.