Murder suspect found dead of apparent suicide: case details emerge

A man suspected of murdering a woman in Taipei City before dismembering and disposing of her corpse was found dead in a residence in Keelung City, Sunday evening, and is believed to have committed suicide, rather than face a lengthy prison sentence. Police went on the hunt for Lin Guo-ping (林國平), 45, after the remains of a 26-year-old female Malaysian national, Ms Deng (鄧), were found Saturday, January 11, during an investigation into her disappearance. Lin’s body was found at

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Dismembered corpse of missing woman found in Keelung City

A missing persons case has turned into a murder investigation after police found the dismembered remains of a woman in a mountain district of Keelung City, yesterday, January 11. Police began an investigation after a 26-year-old Malaysian national of Chinese ethnicity named Deng (鄧) was reported missing by a family member on January 6. Investigators who went to Ms Deng’s apartment on the fifth floor of a building in Wanhua District, Taipei City, noticed a suspicious smell of strong chemical

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Suspect arrested after mother and baby twins found dead in Taichung City

A man was arrested at an Internet Cafe in Changhua County today, suspected of being involved in the death of a woman and two babies who were found in an apartment in Taichung City yesterday, November 7. Firefighters broke into the apartment on Guanfu Road in Taichung City’s Central District at around 6:30pm yesterday evening, after residents reported a bad smell emanating from the apartment. The firefighters found a woman and her two baby twins wrapped in quilts, and obviously

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19-year-old medical student on trial for acid-murder of 80-year-old man

A student of Kaohsiung Medical University faced the first day of trial proceedings, yesterday, October 9, for the murder of an 80-year-old man who died in a park last year after being shocked with a stun gun, and doused with hydrofluoric acid. On the morning of July 7, 2018, the 18-year-old student named Lin, on summer vacation between graduating from high school and starting medical studies, went to a pavilion in a park at the Kaohsiung Cultural Center, to practice

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Man arrested for fatal stabbing at Kaohsiung City morning market

A man was arrested today, just 5 hours after a woman was stabbed to death in the parking lot of the Jinlong fruit and vegetable market in Kaohsiung City this morning, July 13. A woman named Wang (王), 46, accompanied by her 20-year-old daughter, had just arrived at the market at around 8:10am, when her daughter’s boyfriend, a 21-year-old man named Han (韓), approached them and requested Wang’s daughter to leave with him. Ms Wang refused to let her daughter

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Woman murders 75-year-old married boyfriend

A 65-year-old woman was charged with murder in Pingtung County yesterday, after the body of a 75-year-old man was found by a riverside in Gaoshu Township, June 4. Police received a report at around 4:00am June 4, after members of the public doing their early-morning exercise found a man laying on the riverside path with no signs of breathing or heartbeat. Investigators found the man dressed only in a shirt and underwear, with no documents, and no nearby vehicle despite

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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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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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Uni Student Shot Dead after KTV Taxi Dispute in Kaohsiung City

A 22-year-old man bled to death after being shot twice in the abdomen by a man who felt slighted in a dispute over taxi called to a KTV in Kaohsiung City in the early hours of the morning, December 29. At around 2:00am, two groups were singing at a KTV on Zhonghua Road in Qishan District when a university student named Chen called a taxi for his friends. At around the same time, a 37-year-old man named Shih, who manages

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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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