• Tuesday, May 24, 2022

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Indian police investigate who helped young American killed on remote island

Indian police investigate who helped young American killed on remote island (Photo: DESHAKALYAN CHOWDHURY/AFP/Getty Images).

By: Keerthi Mohan

Indian authorities said on Friday (23) that they are investigating whether a young American believed to have been killed by an isolated tribe on a remote island, may have had help from more people than initially thought to make his illegal voyage. John Chau, 26, was allegedly killed on November 17 by people of the Sentinelese tribe who inhabit the North Sentinel Island in the Andaman and Nicobar island chain. Chau’s family said in a social media post he was a Christian missionary and mountaineer. It is illegal for people to visit the island and seven people suspected of helping…

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