Akira Nishiguchi hanged for murder

Akira Nishiguchi hanged for murder

Akira Nishiguchi hanged for murderOn this day in 1970 Japanse serial and con man, Akira Nishiguchi was executed. The illusive Nishiguchi was arrested in 1963 and convinced authorities he was only a scammer to divert from them finding out about his murders. Days after being freed, fingerprints matched Nishiguchi to multiple murders. In the weeks that followed he went on a killing spree murdering 5 people. He was eventually recognized posing as a lawyer by an 11-year-old girl, he was arrested and sentenced to death.