First instance death penalty! Sentence for death of a 2-year-old child beaten to death by her mother’s boyfriend in Xi’an

On the morning of October 27, Xi’an Intermediate People’s court publicly pronounced a case of intentional homicide in which Lin Jiancai was sentenced to death and deprived of political rights for life. < / P > < p > after the trial, it was found that in November 2018, after the defendant Lin Jiancai lived with the victim Xu, Xu took his son, the victim Xu, and lived with Lin Jiancai. During this period, Lin Jiancai often punished and beaten Xu. At about 22:00 on June 24, 2019, Lin Jiancai returned to his temporary residence after drinking. He used a chopper, a spatula and other tools to hit Xu a and Xu B on the head, then trampled and kicked Xu, drowning Xu in the washbasin and filling his mouth with liquor. Eventually, the victim died and Xu was slightly injured at level 2. The Xi’an Intermediate People’s court held that Lin Jiancai, the defendant, killed the victim Xu by cruel means only because of trifles in his life. The nature of the crime was particularly bad and the consequences were particularly serious. Therefore, he sentenced the defendant Lin Jiancai to death for intentional homicide, depriving him of political rights for life. Focus