4 Dead Kids Unearthed at Henan Construction Site

By Gary Bailer, April 20, 2020

1 0

The bodies of four children were discovered buried at a residential construction site in Henan province on April 18, according to China Daily. Eight people are being held in criminal detention in connection with the deaths, including the head of the building product.

The children were aged between 5 and 11 and hailed from Yuanyang county’s Wenzhuang village. According to the father of two of the deceased, the four kids were from three different families, reports China Daily.

The father, surnamed Liu, additionally stated that he noticed his sons were missing at around 5pm on Saturday, and then learned that their bodies had been unearthed under a meter of dirt at the building site.

It is presently unclear how the youngsters’ lives tragically ended, although the initial investigation has revealed the cause of death as suffocation.

[Cover image via 澎湃新闻, h/t 红星新闻]

more news

Guangdong Residents Advised Not to Leave Province

Cases have been on the rise due to the Delta variant.

China Issues First-Ever Inter-Province Residence Permit

Malaysian citizen Weng Wenxing, who resides in Suzhou, received the new Shanghai Residence Permit for Overseas Talent.

China Records First Coronavirus Death Since May as Cases Surge

The country suffered its biggest daily jump in infections in more than 10 months

Death of Tech Worker Renews Concerns Over '996' Work Culture

While the cause of death is still unknown, Chinese netizens have criticized the company for mishandling the incident.

This Day in History: The Death of Puyi, China’s Last Emperor

Puyi was only 3 years old when he sat on the 'Dragon Throne.'

Fourth Canadian Sentenced to Death in China on Drug Charges

Ye Jianhui was sentenced last Friday by the Foshan Municipal Intermediate Court.

Young Girl Beaten to Death's Door by Father and Girlfriend in China

A 4-year-old girl in Heilongjiang province is fighting for her life after enduring horrific abuse at the hands of her father and his girlfriend.

0 User Comments

In Case You Missed It…

We're on WeChat!

Scan our QR Code at right or follow us at thatsonline for events, guides, giveaways and much more!

7 Days in China With thatsmags.com

Weekly updates to your email inbox every Wednesday

Subscribe

Download previous issues

Never miss an issue of That's Magazines!

Visit the archives