Memorial mass held in Guam for stabbing victims
A mass was held in Guam on Sunday morning to pray for victims of last Tuesday’s stabbing rampage in which three Japanese were killed and 10 injured.
The memorial mass, which was held at the Dulce Nombre de Maria Cathedral-Basilica in Hagatna, drew about 500 people including Guam Gov Eddie Calvo, Guam Tourism Bureau officals and the Japanese consulate-general, Fuji TV reported.
The three slain victims were Kazuko Uehara, 81, her 28-year-old granddaughter Rie Sugiyama, who were in Guam to attend a wedding, They died of stab wounds. The third victim was Hitoshi Yokota, 51, who died from injuries sustained when he was hit by a car driven by the suspect, Chad Ryan DeSato, 21.