• Kyodo


Tatsuya Ichihashi, suspected in the murder of English teacher Lindsay Ann Hawker, was sent to prosecutors Thursday.

Ichihashi, 30, was turned over to the Chiba District Public Prosecutor’s Office by Gyotoku Police Station in Ichikawa, Chiba Prefecture, technically on suspicion of abandoning Hawker’s body in a sand-filled bathtub on the balcony of his Ichikawa apartment in March 2007.

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