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Caregivers detained in teenage death case

By Zheng Caixiong in Guangzhou ( China Daily ) Updated: 2017-03-21 07:30:23

Four people in charge of a center that cared for vagrants have been placed under "coercive measures" - a legal term that generally means detention - following the suspicious death of a teenager who had spent 45 days at the center in Shaoguan, Guangdong province, the city government said in a statement on Monday.

The cause of death of 15-year-old Lei Wenfeng, who had autism and died at the center in December, is still being investigated, according to the statement.

The local anti-graft authority is also looking into whether officials were involved in the case, as the center was a partly government-funded establishment, the statement said.

Caregivers detained in teenage death case

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