Japanese Man Arrested for Poisoning Woman’s Shoes

A man was arrested in Japan for allegedly putting poison in the shoes of a woman he was stalking. The woman survived, but had to have her toes amputated on one foot to save her life. 

Unless they're poisoned. Photo by Harry Vale

Unless they’re poisoned.
Photo by Harry Vale

It’s believed that the stalker obtained the poison through his workplace, where he’s in charge with storing the chemical, hydrofluoric acid. It’s normally used to dissolve rocks and minerals.

Previously, the woman had gone to the hospital once before after wearing a pair of boots caused her severe pain. It’s believed that the man likely played a part in that incident as well, but it’s still being investigated.


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