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Six Sentenced for Drowning of Chinese Corruption Suspect

A court in China has convicted six Communist party officials in connection with the April drowning death of an official accused of corruption. In a verdict made public on Monday, a court in eastern Zhejiang province sentenced the six to prison terms of four to 14 years. Officials believe the convicted men repeatedly dunked 42-year-old Yu Qiyi in a tub of icy water in an attempt to get him to confess to suspected crimes related to a land deal. His relatives published pictures online showing ...

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