Japan charges man with murder over Kyoto Animation arson attack

Japanese prosecutors on Wednesday charged a man with murder over the 2019 arson attack on Kyoto Animation that killed 36 people in the country’s deadliest violent crime in decades.Shinji Aoba, 42, was detained in the aftermath of the July attack, but has been hospitalised since then with severe burns sustained in the incident.There were no immediate details on the full extent of the charges against Aoba, who was only formally placed under arrest in May.The Kyoto prosecutor’s office did not…