A man who killed 12 people and injured five others was sentenced to death on
Saturday by a county court in northeast China's Jilin Province.
Shi Yuejun(C), 37, killed 12 people
and injured five others was convicted of intentional homicide by Liuhe
County People's Court in northeast China's Jilin Province.[xwhb.net]
Shi Yuejun, 37, was convicted of intentional homicide by Liuhe County
Shi, a butcher, anxious to get revenge for slights he had suffered in the
past, killed seven people and injured four others in Liuhe and nearby Tonghua
County on September 24 this year.
While attempting to evade capture in Liuhe over the next five days, he killed
five more people and injured another.
More than 12,000 people, including militia, armed soldiers, local residents
and 2,000 police officers, joined the manhunt.
The murderer was captured on September 29, in a corn field in Liunan Township
It is not known whether Shi will appeal.