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Police arrest a man known as China’s Jack the Ripper for the rape and murder of 11 women and girls over a 14-year period

2 months ago
Sky Canaves
fter years of searching for the killer, police reported that they had linked Gao Chengyong's DNA and fingerprints to the crime scenes in 11 cases, and that he had confessed to the murders.
By Sky Canaves
Sky Canaves previously reported for The Wall Street Journal in Beijing and Hong Kong, where she covered media, culture, social issues, and legal affairs, and served as the founding editor and lead writer of the WSJ’s China Real Time site. Prior to becoming a journalist, Sky worked in the China corporate law practice of Baker & McKenzie, and she has also taught journalism and media law at the University of Hong Kong. She speaks Mandarin and has accumulated more than a decade's experience living, studying and working in China.

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