By: You Kai-hsiang and Y.F. Low
Taipei, May 23 (CNA) Prosecutors on Monday sought the death penalty for a man who
killed a 4-year-old girl in a gruesome knife attack in Taipei two months ago.
The killer, identified as 33-year-old Wang Ching-yu (王景玉), was indicted on homicide charges, according to the Shilin District Prosecutors Office.
The attack occurred on March 28, when the girl, nicknamed “Little Light Bulb,” and her mother were on their way to a metro station in the city’s Neihu District to meet other family members.
Wang grabbed the girl from behind and beheaded her with several blows to her neck with a cleaver, shocking society. [FULL STORY]