A father only identified as XIAO has been detained for allegedly murdering his 8-year-old daughter, her mother, his parents, and a tenant.
Man Detained for Allegedly Killing 5 People
2010-06-09 21:38:30 Xinhua Web Editor: Zhang Jin
A man was detained for allegedly killing four family members and one tenant in northeast China's Liaoning Province Wednesday, local police said.
The 32-year-old man surnamed Xiao allegedly beat his 62-year-old father, 59-year-old mother, 29-year-old wife, 8-year-old daughter and a 35-year-old female tenant surnamed Ge to death with a club at around 3 a.m. in Liaozhong County in the provincial capital of Shenyang.
The mother died in hospital while the other four died at the scene.
A drunken Xiao was detained at around 6 a.m. by police.
Xiao is said to be deeply in debt.
Police are investigating the case.