Man who stabbed actor Simon Yam in China is schizophrenic


Yam receiving treatment after being stabbed in the city of Zhongshan in Guangdong province. Police say his injuries were not life-threatening. – Emperor Entertainment/AP

BEIJING (AP): Police in southern China said the man who stabbed veteran Hong Kong actor Simon Yam at an event suffers from paranoid schizophrenia.

The 53-year-old man, surnamed Chen, was detained following the attack in the Zhongshan Huoju Development Zone in Guangdong province, police said Saturday (July 20) evening.

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