Junko Furuta Murder

Junko Furuta Murder

In 1988, a 17-year-old Japanese high school student named Junko Furuta was abducted and tortured for 44 days after which she was murdered. The murder was perpetrated by four teenage boys. According to their trial statements, the four of them: raped her over 400 times, beat her several times, starved her, hanged her body from the ceiling and used her as a "punching bag", dropped barbells onto her stomach several times, forced her to eat live cockroaches and drink her own urine, forced her to masturbate in front of them, inserted foreign objects into her vagina and anus, shoved a still-lit light bulb into her vagina, set fireworks into her anus, vagina, mouth and ears, burnt her vagina and clitoris with cigarettes and lighters, burnt her eyelids with hot wax and lighters, tore off her left nipple with pliers and pierced her breasts with sewing needles. All four of them were arrested but were only given light sentences for their atrocious crimes because they were teenagers.

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