INTERVIEW: Subway Murderer’s Lawyer Believes More ‘Random Killings’ Likely

The lawyer of the man who killed four people on the Taipei subway in 2014 is bracing himself for more ‘random killings’ in Taiwan.

The News Lens
Date: 2016/10/05
By: Edward White

Everyone in Taiwan knows the name Cheng Chieh (鄭捷).

Photo Credit: 民視新聞 截圖

Photo Credit: 民視新聞 截圖

The 23-year-old was executed on May 10, two years after he killed four and injured 22 in a stabbing spree on the Taipei subway.

The murders, known locally as the “random MRT killings,” sent shockwaves through Taiwan.

“This was the first case of its kind in Taiwan, but it is not going to be the last of its kind,” says Leon Huang (黃致豪) the attorney who led Cheng’s defense.    [FULL  STORY]

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