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Man Killed 17 to Cover Up Murder

Man Killed 17 to Cover Up MurderMan Killed 17 to Cover Up Murder

A Chinese man has confessed to killing his parents in an argument over money and then killing 17 neighbors in an attempt to cover up his crime, state media reported. The youngest victim of the murderous rampage in a remote village in southwest China was three, the oldest 72. They were members of six families. Suspect Yang Qingpei, in his 20s, went to his home village on Wednesday, BBC reported. He was arrested in Kunming, capital of Yunnan Province, on Thursday. Xinhua’s report did not say how the villagers were killed. Mass killings are rare in China and access to firearms is tightly controlled.

 

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