One dead, two injured after execution-style shooting in Taichung City restaurant

One man died after being shot multiple times, and two bystanders were injured, after two men stormed into a tea-house in Taichung City armed with a rifle and a pistol, and fired a total of 26 shots at the deceased. Shortly before noon, today, police received reports of a shooting at a tea-house on Zhongshan Road in Shalu District. Arriving at the scene, police were greeted by bullet casings scattered inside and outside the restaurant. Inside the restaurant lay a

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Iraqi son-in-law suspected of murder after elderly Taiwanese couple found dead in Taipei City

Updates: The suspect is now being named as Alihammad Jomaah in Taiwan’s Chinese language media reports. Jomaah is believed to have flown to Baghdad via Japan, and contacted his wife to inform her that their child is with him in Iraq. Police suspect an Iraqi national resident of Japan killed his elderly Taiwanese parents-in-law two days ago, and fled back to Japan with his one-year-old son, yesterday, April 30, after the couple were found dead in their Taipei City home

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Police search for father after two kids found dead in New Taipei City

Police are searching for a man after a 10-year-old girl and her 7-year-old brother were found dead in their beds in their father’s apartment in Taishan District, New Taipei City, yesterday. The children’s mother, 36-year-old Ms Yang, expected her ex-husband, Mr Wu, 40, to bring her daughter home at around 5:00pm, after having spent the weekend with her father and little brother. When the girl failed to come home, and Wu did not respond to phone calls, Ms Yang called

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Suspect arrested for home-invasion murder of elderly woman in Kaohsiung City

A suspect was arrested in Tainan City today, after an elderly woman was found dead in her home in Kaohsiung City Wednesday, April 17. At around 8:00am Wednesday, the son of the 78-year-old woman named Wei, paid his mother a visit as was his daily routine, only to find the glass on the front door broken, and his mothers lifeless body in her bedroom. Paramedics who responded to the son’s 119 call found that Ms Wei was already dead and

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Woman murdered and dismembered in Tainan City

The remains of a woman reported missing in January have been found, after her boyfriend confessed to killing her, dismembering her body, and dumping the remains in long grass in Tainan City. Ms Zhang (張), 42, was reported missing on January 24 after her son failed to make contact with her for several days. Police investigating the case located Zhang’s car, which was being used by her 30-year-old cohabiting boyfriend, Wu Maoteng (吳茂騰). The car showed signs of having been

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Woman in Changhua County Stabs ex-Husband and Teen Daughter to Death

A woman in Changhua County attacked her husband with a fruit knife, and stabbed her daughter when she came to her father’s defense in the early hours of the morning today, December 7. Both victims were declared dead after being rushed to hospital. Ms. Wu, 40, of Indonesian nationality, was divorced from her 41 year-old husband, but still lived with him and his parents in Puhsin Township. According to Ms Wu’s confession to police, Wu decided to murder her husband

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University Student Murdered on Campus: Cleaner Confesses

Police arrested a suspect this morning, after the body of a woman was found at National Cheng Kung University in Tainan City last night, October 28. Schoolmates of Ms Chen, 24, had gone to a room on the 4th floor of the School of Social Sciences to discuss research papers at around 1:00pm. They found that Chen, second-year post-graduate student, had arrived before them and put her things in the room. However, Chen did not show up for the meeting.

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Minor Traffic Accident leads to Murder Investigation after Corpse found in Car

The driver of a car that crashed into a guardrail on National Highway 6 in Nantou County was arrested today, after police detected the smell of a decomposing body in the car, and found the corpse of a female in the rear luggage compartment. At around 10:00am this morning, emergency services received a call from the public that a car had crashed into the guardrail in the westbound lane of the highway near the Puli Interchange. Highway police were dispatched

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Woman’s Remains Found in New Taipei City Mountains after Man Confesses to Murder

[Picture: UDN] Police today found the remains of a 30 year-old missing woman after a 37 year-old man confessed yesterday, that he had killed her, cut up her body, and disposed of the remains on Yangming Mountain (Yangmingshan: 陽明山) earlier this month. According to media reports today, June 18, an archery instructor named Chen had met a woman named Gao just over one month ago while he was giving lessons at his studio in the Huashan arts and culture park.

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Man Who Harbored Murder Suspect Claims Innocence because Media Hides Suspect Faces

A homeowner who allowed a man suspected to have shot a young soldier to death in Pingtung County claimed that he didn’t know the man was the suspect killer because news media blurred the face of the suspect in TV news reports. Hong Weizhi was arrested during a raid on a residence in Shanhua township, Tainan, at around 6:00am this morning, June 6. When the suspect was rudely awoken from his sleep, he shouted: “I surrender, I surrender. Please don’t

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Debt Collector Shot and Killed in Tainan City

A man who showed up to a property in Tainan City armed with baseball bats, to menace a debtor, died after he was shot 10 times by the debtor. The 36 year old man named Chen pulled up outside a privately owned shrine in Annan District in the early hours of the morning with accomplices. The men were armed with baseball bats, and apparently intended to menace the 41 year-old owner of the shrine, Mr Huang. However, Huang picked up

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