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Authorities in Yunnan Province arrest a man after the discovery of 19 bodies in six village homes

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he police identified the suspect in the deaths as Yang Qingpei, who was arrested in Kunming, about 120 miles from the location of the bodies. If the deaths are concluded to be murders, they would represent one of the worst mass killings in China in recent years.
8 months ago
Lucas Niewenhuis
By Lucas Niewenhuis
Lucas Niewenhuis is an associate editor at SupChina who helps curate daily news and produce the company's newsletter, app, and website content. Previously, Lucas researched China-Africa relations at the Social Science Research Council and interned at the Council on Foreign Relations in New York. He has studied Chinese language and culture in Shanghai and Beijing, and is a graduate of the University of Michigan.
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