7:00 AM

According to TV Asahi, a 51-year-old man has confessed to calling his former employer, saying, “If I sprinkle gasoline [at the office] like Kyoto Animation, everything will burn down.” The man previously worked at the company, which is based in Nagoya, and said he had a grudge about how he was bullied at work. 

6:30 AM

An update to the Kyoto Animation tragedy: Another person has been confirmed dead, bringing the total to 36. The victim, a woman in her 20s, was able to escape from the building’s entrance but suffered extensive burns all over her body. She died in a hospital ICU on October 4 due to septic shock.