China executes man who kept 6 women as sex slaves in dungeon under his basement - InfoNews

Current Conditions


China executes man who kept 6 women as sex slaves in dungeon under his basement

January 21, 2014 - 2:13 AM

BEIJING, China - A court official says authorities have executed a man who kept six women in a dungeon as sex slaves for periods up to 21 months.

Li Hao also was convicted of murdering two of the women.

The official Xinhua News Agency says he was convicted of offences including murder, rape and illegal detention and sentenced to death in November 2012.

Xinhua says the two women who died were killed by three of the others on Li's instructions, and were also found guilty of murder. It said the three were shown leniency.

Li dug the dungeon under a basement. The women were held for between two and 21 months.

An official from the Henan High Court confirmed Li's execution on Tuesday and the Xinhua report. She refused to give her name.

News from © The Associated Press, 2014
The Associated Press

  • Popular vernon News
  • Comments
  • New mountain highway proposed between Red Deer and Kamloops
    An Alberta development group is pitching the idea of a new highway linking central Alberta to B.C. cutting through the mountains and a section of Banff National Park. The Central Alberta Eco
  • Kamloops firefighter back at work after co-workers saved his life
    Four months after his co-workers saved his life, a Kamloops firefighter is back at work. Mike Silva has been working with Kamloops Fire Rescue for 15 years and was enjoying some time off in
  • Pier 1 closing all of its stores in Canada
    Pier 1 Imports, Inc. announced today that it has entered into bankruptcy protection and is pursuing a sale. The retailer  commenced voluntary Chapter 11 proceedings in the U.S. Bankrupt
  • West Kelowna's Bull Mountain glistens for its close-up
    It’s not a secret that West Kelowna’s family ski hill is getting infused with new life. Bull Mountain Adventure Park is being built on the remnants of Crystal Mountain Resort, an
  • Vernon family captures mesmerizing melting ice
    A Vernon family was on their way home from Kelowna when they made a pit stop after noticing a beautiful scene along Wood Lake. Matthew Royal and his daughters noticed how “cool”
View Site in: Desktop | Mobile