Sugi Murata

Sugi Murata

Her birthdate is unknown. She was not employed. Her family includes Shine Hirota (common law husband), Yaju Murata (former husband; deceased), Junpei Goto (father) and Mume Goto (mother). Her home address is listed as 1226 West 77th Avenue, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC.


Regularized NameSugi Murata
Custodian Identification Number9885
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Tashme, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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