China · Executions · Serial Killers

Man executed for the murders of 67 over 4 years

February 14, 2004 Luohe, Henan, China Serial killer Yang Xinhai (杨新海) is executed Over a 4-year span Yang killed 67 people, sometimes slaying entire families at once. Yang’s weapons of choice were primarily hammers and meat cleavers, and he noted he used a new hammer during each attack. The spree stretched over four provinces which… Continue reading Man executed for the murders of 67 over 4 years

China · Massacres/Mass Murder

Man “anguished deeply in heart” kills 8 including his lover and her toddler grandson

January 4, 2009 Luoyang, Suizhou City, Hubei Province, China Xiong Zhenlin (35, pictured) kills 8 people over 15 hours, reportedly due to romantic and financial difficulties Xiong had divorced his wife a few months prior to the murders, in September 2008. He became distraught and hoped to either reunite with his ex-wife or marry his… Continue reading Man “anguished deeply in heart” kills 8 including his lover and her toddler grandson

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Man kills 7 children, 2 adults, self after property dispute

May 12, 2010 Hanzhong, Shaanxi, People’s Republic of China Wu Huanming (48) kills 9 and injured 12 at a kindergarten following a property dispute Wu was the owner of a two-story building which was partially rented to Wu Hongying (50, no relation to Wu Huanming) who ran a private kindergarten. Wu Hongying’s lease expired in… Continue reading Man kills 7 children, 2 adults, self after property dispute

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Man sets fire to kindergarten class, killing 12 and wounding 5

May 8, 2006 Gongyi, Henan, People’s Republic of China Bai Ningyang (19, pictured) sets fire to a kindergarten classroom, killing 12 and wounding 5 Two days before the murders, Bai and at least one other villager got into a disagreement over “trivial matters” involving a villager stopping Bai from using a newly paved road. Later… Continue reading Man sets fire to kindergarten class, killing 12 and wounding 5

China · Massacres/Mass Murder

Man kills parents, kills 17 more to cover tracks

September 28, 2016 Yema, Qujing, Yunnan Province, China Yang Qingpei kills his parents before killing 17 neighbors to hide his original crime Qingpei, reportedly an avid gambler, visited his parents to ask them for money to cover his debts. When they refused, he attacked and killed both with an instrument, reported as either a knife… Continue reading Man kills parents, kills 17 more to cover tracks