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Gansu court begins trial of serial killer

An alleged serial killer, who was accused of raping and murdering 11 female victims in China, confessed in all seven cases during a trial Tuesday in a court in Northwest China’s Gansu Province.

Gao Chengyong, the suspect, pleaded guilty during the trial at the Intermediate People’s Court in Baiyin, Gansu, which started to hear Gao’s cases involving 11 deaths from Tuesday morning.

Zhu Aijun, attorney of Gao, told the Global Times on Tuesday that the remaining four cases will be heard on Wednesday.

“Gao looked calm during the trial,” Zhu said.

Gao, a native of Yuzhong county in Gansu, faces criminal charges including multiple counts of murder, rape, robbery and defiling corpses, according to previous reports.

The Baiyin Intermediate People’s Court said Monday that Gao’s case is influential and complex, the verdict would not be announced Tuesday, the Hongxing News, a news site affiliated with the Chengdu Business Daily, reported.

According to China’s Criminal

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