Murderer of Chinese overseas student in Germany sentenced to life in prison

Updated 2017-08-04 16:36:12 Xinhua

The rapist and murderer of a Chinese overseas student in Germany was sentenced to life imprisonment, and his accomplice received a youth penalty of five years and six months for sexual coercion, according to a verdict announced Friday.

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The Chinese student was raped while on her way home on November 16. She described the suspect as being a man in his 30s of Middle-Eastern appearance with black hair and a heavy beard, people.cn reported on Wednesday.

The Chinese consulate in Düsseldorf has urged the German authorities to investigate and protect the legal interests of Chinese citizens living in Germany.

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