31 May '14, 6am

Woman in #Shandong, #China beaten to death in McDonald's, perpetrators reportedly from religious cult

Woman in #Shandong, #China beaten to death in McDonald's, perpetrators reportedly from religious cult

SHANDONG - A Chinese woman was beaten to death at a McDonald's outlet in China's eastern province of Shandong, city police said, after she reportedly refused to give members of an alleged religious cult her mobile phone number on May 28. Six people, including four members of the same family, were arrested at the scene, Zhaoyuan police said on its microblog on Saturday, adding that they had all confessed to the crime. The attack appeared to be led by a bald man surnamed Zhang. His two daughters and 14-year-old son, as well as two other women were among his accomplices, reported the state-linked Beijing Times. Zhaoyuan police said the group appeared to be members of the "All-powerful spirit", and had been actively gathering numbers in a bid to recruit new members. An eyewitness video uploaded online showed Zhang hitting the victim repeatedly with what looked like a steel mop...

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