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Perth dad who killed family to die in jail

A Perth man who admitted being obsessed with serial killers before he murdered his three children, wife and mother-in-law has spent his first night behind bars knowing he will never be free again.

Kyoto arson suspect 'had prior conviction'

A man suspected of torching an animation studio and killing 33 people in Japan's worst mass killing in 18 years had been convicted of robbery and carried out the attack because he believed his novel had been plagiarised, media reports say.