Teacher murder suspect arrested in Japan

A MAN wanted over the murder of a British teacher in Japan has been arrested, it emerged today.

A MAN wanted over the murder of a British teacher in Japan has been arrested, it emerged today.

Tatsuya Ichihashi, the only suspect in the murder of Lindsay Hawker, was arrested at a ferry port in the city of Osaka.

Ms Hawker's naked and battered body was found in a bathtub full of sand in Tokyo.

The 22-year-old, from Brandon, near Coventry, was pursuing her dream of teaching English in Japan.


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She was last seen on March 25, 2007 with Ichihashi, and her body was discovered on the balcony of his flat in Tokyo.

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