Sasebo girl says she wanted to see what it was like to kill someone
Horrifying story. I'm not completely surprised by the motive. It's something we've heard before, not just in Japan but in my home country as well. Some people are curious about the wrong things. Most can take care of this curiosity simply by reading, but others are not so easily satisfied. If the comments following the story contain any truth, adults failed both these girls. This would not be the first time authorities overlooked or failed to notice warning signs that seem obvious in hindsight. Unfortunately, this became a worst case scenario.