Tokyo High Court upheld life sentence for the suspect who raped and killed young British teacher

Posted on April 25, 2012 • Filed under: Asia, Tourist Attacked, Tourist Killed

Earlier today (April 11), the Tokyo High Court upheld the life sentence of Tatsuya Ichihashi, 32, a Japanese national who raped and killed Lindsay Ann Hawker, 22, a young British teacher who taught Ichihashi English in 2007, and later buried her battered body in a sand-filled bathtub. When Ms. Hawker disappeared, leads eventually led police to Ichihashi’s apartment in Chiba prefecture, near Tokyo, to find her naked body bound at the wrists and ankles in a bathtub filled with sand on Ichihashi’s apartment balcony. Read article

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