Okinawa-Based Retired Marine's Arrest Triggers Anger in Japan

May 20, 2016 9:43 AM

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Okinawa-Based Retired Marine's Arrest Triggers Anger in Japan

TOKYO — Japan's prime minister expressed "great anger" Friday following the arrest of a retired Marine in connection with a woman's death — the latest controversy involving U.S. military bases on Okinawa.

"I simply can't find any words to offer to her family," Shinzo Abe said, telling reporters he would raise the case of Rina Shimabukuro with the United States. It comes a week before he is due to host President Barack Obama at the G-7 summit.

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