Death sentence upheld for high-profile doctor-killing case in China

  • China
  • Friday, 14 Feb 2020

Bouquets laid at the emergency ward of Civil Aviation General Hospital in Beijing following the death of Yang Wen, the doctor who was stabbed to death by Sun Wenbin. - China Daily/ANN

BEIJING: The Higher People's Court of Beijing Municipality on Friday upheld the death sentence for Sun Wenbin, who was convicted of killing a doctor in a Beijing hospital where his mother was treated.

Wrapping up the second trial, the court said the original ruling was based on clear facts and sufficient evidence.

The court will submit the death sentence to the Supreme People's Court for approval.

On Jan 16, Sun was sentenced to death for the crime of intentional homicide by the Third Intermediate People's Court of Beijing.

The killing on Dec 24, 2019 shocked the country.

Yang Wen, who was working at an emergency room, was stabbed to death by Sun, who claimed that he was unsatisfied with his mother's treatment. - Xinhua/Asian News Network
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