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Prosecutors In China Charge Man With Rape And Murder Of 19 Women

According to Chinese officials, Gu Guangfan launched a two-year killing spree targeting prostitutes in 1997 to avenge his 1989-rape conviction. "Not only did he not think about repenting, he held a woman responsible for his jail time and gradually came to hate all women," reports the Procuratorial Daily. Gu Guangfan was apprehended after he murdered the 19th woman in September 1999.

Media Resources: Reuters (http://www.reuters.com/) 1 September 2000



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