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Man held for killing, burning parents

A 31-YEAR-OLD man has been detained for killing his parents and then burning their bodies in Fengxian District on Sunday.

The suspect, a Shanghai native surnamed Wang, murdered his parents at their residence in Haimin Village in Tangwai Community, and then set the bodies on fire. He later attempted to kill himself with a knife but did not succeed.

Police were informed by villagers about. They saw the two burnt bodies lying in the house while Wang was found with injuries lying in the balcony.

Wang admitted to the crime.

Fengxian District police said Wang’s parents were killed by a blunt weapon after a family dispute.

According to relatives and other villagers, Wang was out of job and owed debts to banks.

He had been quarreling with his parents for long time, neighbors said.

Despite their limited financial condition, Wang’s parents always tried to meet the demands of their son, the relatives, who expressed shock at the killings, said.

The case was still under investigation, Fengxian police said.



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