British samurai sword expert disembowelled himself in Japanese hara-kiri ritual suicide
An inquest ruled Alun Jones' death as a suicide after he died from lacerations to the heart and liver. British samurai sword expert killed himself with his own weapon by performing hara-kiri, an ancient ritualistic suicide tradition used by Japanese warriors.
The death of divorcee Alun Jones has been ruled a suicide, after a coroners court heard that he fell on his samurai sword in Newport, Gwent, South Wales, on 29 June.
The 51-year-old was an avid collector of samurai paraphernalia and had just returned from a trip to Japan when he was found dead on the floor of his bedroom in his mother's home in Rogerstone. #harakiri#japanese#knifecrime#stopknifecrime#london#londonblogs#chinese#samurai#londonstreets