Man ‘killed 17 neigh­bours to cover up mur­der of par­ents’

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Kun­ming: A Chi­nese man has con­fessed to killing his par­ents in an ar­gu­ment over money and then killing 17 neigh­bours 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, aged in his 20s, went to his home vil­lage on Wed­nes­day. He was ar­rested in Kun­ming, cap­i­tal of Yun­nan Prov­ince, on Thurs­day. The Xin­hua state news agency re­port did not say how the vil­lagers were killed. Source: BBC

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