The Setagaya Murders (Revisited)


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On the evening of December 30th, 2000, a family home in Tokyo's Setagaya district would become a house of horrors.
Mikio and Yasuko Miyazawa had moved to the home more than 10 years prior, back in 1990, and decided to start their family there. In the years since, they had introduced a daughter (Niina) and a son (Rei) to the world, and comfortably lived next door to some of Yasuko's family members.
But it was on the morning of New Years Eve 2000 that Yasuko's mother would attempt to reach the family. First my phone, and then at the couple's front door. When she entered the home using her key, she was unprepared to find the carnage that awaited her...
I originally covered the Miyazawa's story back in 2016. This is a re-recording of that original episode, along with some new edits and added information.
Episode researched, written, hosted, and produced by Micheal Whelan
Original music created by Micheal Whelan through Amper Music
Theme music created and composed by Ailsa Traves
Producers: Maggyjames, Ben Krokum, Roberta Janson, Matthew Brock, Quil Carter, Peggy Belarde, Laura Hannan, Evan White, Katherine Vatalaro, Damion Moore, Astrid Kneier, Amy Hampton, Emily McMehen, Scott Meesey, Steven Wilson, Sam Obbard, Scott Patzold, Marie Vanglund, Lori Rodriguez, Jessica Yount, Aimee McGregor, Danny Williams, Sue Kirk, Sara Moscaritolo, Thomas Ahearn, Victoria Reid, Marion Welsh, Seth Morgan, Alyssa Lawton, Kelly Jo Hapgood, and Patrick Ari Ekeheien Laakso
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