Nanfang News: Dismembered corpse foundPosted: 07/21/2011 12:55 pm
Woman’s dismembered corpse found
A 30-year-old woman’s body was found in a suitcase left in Huangbian village in Guangzhou’s Baiyun district yesterday following her murder early Tuesday morning. Police yesterday also apprehended the suspect, a 26-year-old Jiangmen resident, in a nearby hotel. Police say the man has confessed to the murder, but the motive and other details have yet to be released.
Closure coming for the caged Panyu girl who escaped
Legal authorities yesterday launched a formal investigation into the case of the 7-year-old girl who was starved and locked out on the patio by her father and stepmother. Ten residents of Guangzhou Country Garden have stepped forward to testify as witnesses.
Fleeing murderer captured
A man in Guangzhou’s Tianhe district has confessed to killing his mother and mother-in-law following an argument the yesterday. After using a pipe and electric cable to murder the women, the man fled with his infant son but was detained by police early this morning while on a bus out of the city.
Nurses not included
A TCM hospital in Shenzhen has teamed up with the EMS courier company to spare patients time waiting in line to refill prescriptions with the launch of a same-day medication home delivery service. While we wait for doctors to start making diagnoses over Skype, someone should start working on a 3D printer that will remove the need for pharmacies altogether.
At least they’ll have something to smoke in prison
Thirteen suspects went to trial in Shenzhen yesterday facing charges of manufacturing and distributing counterfeit cigarettes. The ten Shenzhen residents and three Henan natives were apprehended in September last year in a sting operation set up by police. More than RMB 6 mln in fake cigarettes were confiscated at the time.
39 brokedown escalators in a single Huizhou market
Smoke started pouring out of an Otis escalator at the Yiwu wholesale market in Huizhou last week after the machine broke down. No one was injured, but a spokesperson for the market said that a total of 39 Otis escalators all purchased within the last 4 years have malfunctioned in various ways, and the market earlier began moving to take the American company to court.
We think traffic’s getting better but nobody’s really sure
A year since Guangzhou launched its own BRT system, the News Express newspaper was still able recently put together a list of the city’s eight worse traffic dead zones and the times to avoid them: Tianhe Road, daily after 10:00; Tianfu Road, am/pm rush hour; Xinguang Expressway, am/pm rush hour; Dongfeng East Road, 17:45; Huanshi Middle Road, 18:00, Guangzhou Avenue, evening rush hour every day; Xiwan Road near Tong De Wei, 18:30; Dabei Interchange, 18:00.