CHINA Guangxi woman, 25, gets death penalty for homicide

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Guangxi woman, 25, gets death penalty for homicide

China Daily

20:22, October 30, 2020

The Yulin Intermediate People's Court delivers verdict to sentence Li Fenping to death for killing a man and committing theft in South China's Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region on Oct 30, 2020. (Photo: Yulin Intermediate People's Court)

A young woman was sentenced to death for killing a man and committing serious theft in Yulin, Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region, according to a statement from Yulin Intermediate People's Court on Friday.

Li Fengping, 25, a nurse who worked in the First People's Hospital of Yulin city, killed her colleague, a doctor surnamed Luo, while he was sleeping on March 20, the court said.

According to the local police, Li and Luo had disputes over debts as well as a relationship. After killing the doctor, Li stole a significant amount of money from Luo and she was detained on March 23.

Since Li was found guilty of homicide and theft, she was sentenced to death and given a fine of 30,000 yuan ($4,485). Additionally, Li must also return 98,000 yuan to the victim's family for compensation, announced Yulin Intermediate People's Court.

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