Tim Blackman – Where is Lucie Blackman’s father Now? Explained

By Louie Fecou
Published: July 27, 2023 (Last updated: July 28, 2023)
Tim Blackman - Where is Lucie Blackmans father Now

Tim Blackman – Where is Lucie Blackman’s father Now? We discuss the 2023 Netflix documentary Missing: The Lucie Blackman Case, which contains details that some may find disturbing.

The chilling true crime documentary from Netflix follows in the footsteps of recent releases such as Take Care of Maya and The Playing Card Killer.

Netflix has cultivated an audience for shocking true stories that examine some of the most disturbing cases imaginable, and subscribers apparently can’t get enough.

Whether the rise in true crime shows tells us anything about ourselves as people is a debate that goes beyond my remit, but personally speaking, I know many viewers who would often prefer to watch a documentary on Netflix than a movie or TV show.

The editing, music, and often reconstructions can be deliberately produced to appeal to our sense of drama, blurring the line between the horrific reality of the events and just another crime story. When that story ends, we can walk away as if it were just another film.

Whatever your thoughts are on the genre, it is hard to dismiss it, and with all that in mind, this article is going to look at another such offering from Netflix, and we will sift through it and answer the question regarding Tim Blackman: where is Lucie Blackman’s father now?

What happened to Lucie Blackman, and was she found?

Lucie Blackman was a twenty-one-year-old air hostess from Britain who decided to take some time out and explore the culture of Japan. Leaving her home and family in London, Lucie headed off, but three weeks later, she would be missing, leading to a horrific discovery.

Lucie had not contacted her family for a while, and eventually, her father would receive a phone call telling him that his daughter had gone missing.

Her father, Tim Blackman, would fly to Japan and start a campaign to find his daughter’s whereabouts. Tim would raise massive public awareness about the case, flying in the face of the Japanese procedures that would be more low-key, even involving the UK Prime Minister of the time, Tony Blair.

Eventually, news would surface that the remains of a body had been found, and they belonged to his daughter Lucie. The horrific murder of his daughter, the investigation and failed conviction, and finally, a successful prosecution of the man who murdered her all form the basis of the documentary.

Who is Tim Blackman?

Tim is the father of Lucie Blackman and her two siblings, who would embark on a journey to find his missing daughter and then bring the person responsible to justice.

He would fly to Japan a week after hearing the distressing news about his daughter and campaign relentlessly for justice.

Where is Tim Blackman, and what is he doing now?

He would form the Lucie Blackman Trust to help young people who have traveled abroad be more careful and aware. After his incredible campaign to find justice for the murder of his daughter, including getting the Prime Minister of the UK to step in, he would continue his work to help others in a similar situation.

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