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Man jumps to death after stabbing couple amid debt dispute in Shanghai

Two men were dead and a woman critically injured in a debt-triggered brawl in Shanghai’s suburban Jiading District this noon, quoted city police as saying.

The alleged murder took place about noon in an apartment building on Jintong Road.

The suspected assailant, who attacked the couple living there, was already dead lying on the ground before the building when police arrived, according to the report.

He was reported to be in an economic dispute with the couple and stabbed both of them during a brawl this noon. He reportedly jumped from a window between the fifth and sixth floor after the believed attacks and fell on the ground, according to witnesses.

Police found the severely wounded woman in a stairway corner while her husband was already dead when he’s discovered inside their fifth-floor apartment.

Police rushed the woman to hospital and she’s not out of critical condition yet.

The suspected assailant was reported to be surnamed Li while details of the victims remained unclear.


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