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Japanese tie-strangler serial killer Hiroaki Hidaka is executed

A photograph of a toy taxi surrounded by Christmas trees


Firstly, Happy Christmas, and secondly, if you are reading this on Christmas Day, perhaps put away that comedy musical Rudolph tie…

On Christmas Day 2006 Japanese serial killer Hiroaki Hidaka was executed, 6 years after being convicted of killing four women.

Taxi driver Hidaka strangled his victims with his tie before stealing their money and burying their bodies around the area of Hiroshima.