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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Remains of Missing Woman found Buried in Bags

Police in Banciao District, New Taipei City, found seven plastic bags containing body parts buried in the garden of a building complex while investigating a missing person’s case, it was widely reported in Taiwan’s media today. A 27 year-old woman, named Huang, was reported missing by family members on May 26, after they failed to make contact with her for around one week. Ms Huang’s brother believed that she was being held against her will by her 28 year-old boyfriend

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Taoyuan Man Arrested for Killing and Dismembering Wife

A man was arrested in Taoyuan after his daughter found her mother’s head and other body parts distributed in bags and boxes in a house in Taoyuan City yesterday, May 26. Yesterday, at around noon, the couple’s daughter visited the house and was shocked to find a pool of blood on the floor of the bathroom on the second floor. Her father, Mr Chen, told her that he had cut his foot. Later the same day, the daughter returned to

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Grandson Confesses to Grisly Triple-Murder

[Cover picture: United Daily News] A 39 year-old man in Tainan City used a hammer to murder three elderly relatives on May 10, then robbed them, and handed the money over to a creditor, before going to bed, according to a confession given to police early this morning. Mr Guo, had dinner with his widowed grandmother, then sneaked into his great-aunt and uncles house next door to steal money. Guo’s great-uncle caught him in the act and cursed him with

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Police Investigating Triple Murder in Tainan

Three people in two neighboring houses in the rural Nanhua District of Tainan City were found bludgeoned to death yesterday evening, May 11. Two occupants in one of the homes, and a single occupant of the neighboring residence were found laying in pools of blood with blunt trauma injuries to their heads, according to reports, including United Daily News. Both homes appeared to have been rummaged through, giving the appearance that robbery may have been the motive for the crime.

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Man Arrested for Murder of 73 year-old Woman

A 38 year-old man has been arrested after the body of a 73 year-old woman was found in a chicken coop in Changhua City several days ago. On April 30, Ms Ke went to the chicken coop 3.5 kilometers from her home to feed the chickens. When Ke didn’t return home, concerned family members went to search for her. They found Ke’s body in a container shed. Her pants had been removed and were wrapped around her neck. An initial

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Tenant Arrested for Murder of Landlord

A man in Tainan City is believed to have killed his landlord over a dispute over rent yesterday, Sunday, March 18. Police arrested a man in Xinhua District of Tainan City after 60 year-old Mr Yu was reported missing by his family. Mr Yu’s body was later found in a field beside an isolated mountain road in Guanmiao Township. A 20 year-old man named Chen confessed to the murder, telling police that he had been dissatisfied at Yu’s attempts to

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Woman Murdered and Encased in Cement

The body of a woman missing since March 13 has been found encased in cement in the residence she shared with her brother, sister-in-law, and their two children in New Taipei City’s Xinzhuang District this morning. The dead woman’s sister-in-law has confessed to the murder. Ms Zhang, 38, told police that she and Ms Yeh, 39, had often quarreled over trivial matters. On Tuesday March 13, Zhang took her two children to school as usual. When she returned home, she

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