Murder suspect caught after 22 years in China

Murder suspect caught after 22 years in China

Beijing, June 23 (IANS) Police in China’s Heilongjiang province have captured the main suspect in a 22-year-old murder case.

Police said on Thursday that the man, named Zheng, was caught on June 15 in Inner Mongolia, Xinhua news agency reported.

Zheng is accused of fatally stabbing a man in 1994 over a personal dispute. He then fled to Tongliao City in Inner Mongolia and and used an alias “Wang”.

Investigators were alerted to the resemblance of “Wang” to the murder suspect and arrested Zheng at his house. Zheng has pleaded guilty to the charges, police said.

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