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(China Daily)
Updated: 2009-11-30 07:40

Seven dead in killing spree

A man suspected of murdering six villagers and injuring another committed suicide in the Inner Mongolia autonomous region on Saturday.

The body of the suspect, 46-year-old Wen Tieshuan, was found in a cave in a mountainous area about

10 am on Saturday. There was an empty pesticide bottle beside the body, a local police spokesman said.

Six villagers were found dead on Thursday night in the Lijiaershihao village in Qingshuihe county, the spokesman said.

(China Daily 11/30/2009 page3)