American Missionary Killed by Indian Tribe on Remote Island

Photo Credit: John Chau/Facebook

(The Insider) The 26-year-old American who police say was killed by a remote Indian tribe last week, said he believed God helped him dodge authorities and reach the isolated island he referred to as “Satan’s last stronghold.”

John Allen Chau, a tourist and Christian missionary from Washington state, wrote in a final diary entry last week: “God Himself was hiding us from the Coast Guard and many patrols,” according to The Washington Post.

It suggests that Chau knew that his trip was dangerous and illegal.

Indian ships monitor the sea around North Sentinel Island, the Andaman Sea archipelago that is off-limits to visitors and where Andaman and Nicobar Islands officials don’t visit.

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