Yasuhiro Kitagawa

 

 

Age: 39

 

Summary: Japanese political correspondent and journalist for the Hokkoku Shimbun regional newspaper in Japan who had recently spent a month on his first assignment in Christchurch, New Zealand as a freelance travel writer but who was scheduled to return to Japan in late February 2011.

 

 

Cause of Death: Killed during an earthquake

 

Born: 1972

 

Died: February 22, 2011

 

Location: Christchurch, New Zealand