Elderly Man Murders Wife over Affair Suspicion

A 76 year-old man in Changhua County was arrested yesterday after killing his 72 year-old wife with a hammer. Mr Ho (何), a resident of Dacun Township became suspicious that his wife, who frequently left the house to exercise, was in fact, seeing another man. During a quarrel yesterday afternoon, Mr Ho attacked his wife with a hammer and killed her. After sitting with his wife’s lifeless body for four hours, Ho called his son-in-law, told him about the killing,

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Man Shot on the Street in Broad Daylight

A man riding a scooter was shot 3 times by another man on a motorcycle in Pingtung City at around noon today, November 14. The 21 year-old victim named Lee (李) who suffered three bullet wounds to his right thigh and lower leg, fell off his scooter wailing in pain and calling for help as the assailant calmly rode away from the scene of the shooting on Zhonghua Road. A witness who rushed the the victim’s aid said the man

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51 Shots Fired into House: Police Search for Gunman

At around 8:45am this morning in Tainan City, a man got out of a taxi, fired 51 shots into the garage door of a high-end residence, then entered another cab and fled. Police who arrived at the scene in Anping District recovered 51 bullet shells and 2 rounds of live ammunition scattered on the road. Fortunately, nobody was harmed in the incident as the residents were asleep on the third floor at the time, and the first floor only housed

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Murder Suspect Requests Quick Execution

A man arrested after 19 days on the run requested prosecutors have him executed as quickly as possible for having accidentally killed his own niece last month. On October 16, in Yuchi Township, Nantou County, Wang, 60, was drunk and had an argument with one of his nieces about her noisy children. When another niece attempted to mediate, Wang shot her in the back. The bullet went through the 41 year-old woman’s heart and killed her. Wang then fled the

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1 Dead 3 Injured After Acid Attack at National Taiwan University

A man splashed acid, injuring three people, then cut his own throat and died at the women’s dormitory at National Taiwan University shortly after midnight, this morning. According to preliminary police investigations, the deceased was a 25 year-old post-graduate student at Taiwan University of Science and Technology named Zhang, and the target of his attack was a 23 year-old male student studying psychology at NTU named Xie. According to Chinese language media reports, Zhang went to the dormitory armed with

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Iranian Fighter Strikes Again: Bus Driver and Cops Injured

An Iranian man who was released without bail after fighting with police near the Presidential Palace yesterday morning, beat up a bus driver in Yonghe District before fighting with police who came to the driver’s assistance this morning. Wahid, 31, was released without bail last night and restricted to his residence in Yonghe District. At around 6:00am, Wahid appeared in the middle of a road in Yonghe District, impeding traffic. The driver of a shuttle bus got out to try

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Three Injured, 1 Dead in New Taipei City Gangland Shooting

Breaking news: updates and changes expected. Five people were shot during temple celebrations in New Taipei City’s Tucheng District today and at least one is dead. One of the victims is a gang boss named Lin Li-chang (林立昌) who belongs to the Heavenly Way Alliance. At the time of writing Lin is in a critical condition after being shot 6 times. Lin was not breathing and had no heartbeat when brought to the hospital, but was revived and is currently

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Lawyer in Coma After Post Court Case Beating

A lawyer in Taoyuan was beaten up near the Taoyuan District Court yesterday, September 18, by the man he had just faced in court. The 60 year-old lawyer, Mr Ju, was rushed to hospital unconscious, and remains in a coma in the intensive care unit of a local hospital after undergoing brain surgery. Mr Ju had faced 43 year-old Mr Wu in court over a NT$150,000 debt Wu owed to Ju. Wu had offered items as security and compensation for

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Man Breaks into Presidential Palace: Slashes Military Cop with Samurai Sword

A military police officer guarding a back door of the Presidential Palace this morning was slashed in the neck, when a man entered the palace grounds with a Japanese military officer’s sword stolen from a museum. Shortly after 10:00am, Lu Jun-yi (呂軍億) entered the Presidential Palace grounds through the west gate, jumped a knee-high fence, and attacked a guard attempting to prevent him entering the building. Lu was immediately subdued by other military police officers, and the injured officer was

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3 Stabbed in KTV Fight

Four people were hospitalized this morning, three with stab wounds, after a fight broke out between rival gangs of youths at a KTV in Mucha District, Taipei City. The fight broke out at around 4:00am at a branch of the Holiday KTV chain. Police found the injured at a blood-splattered crime scene, but the perpetrators had fled. Two men suffered stab wounds to the abdomen, while another was cut on his arms. A woman was treated for hyperventilation. After the

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19 Year-old Sentenced to Life for Murder

Zhou Jian-liang (周建良), 19, was sentenced to life imprisonment today for stabbing to death an 88 year-old man in Taipei City’s Four Beasts Mountains June last year. See previous article: Elderly Man Stabbed to Death on Tiger Mountain: 18 Year-Old Man Arrested The murder victim, Mr Lee, was practicing qigong beside a pavilion on Tiger Mountain, when Zhou’s dog began barking at the elderly man. Zhou got into an argument with Lee, and felt offended about Lee’s remarks about his

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