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Thousands join vigil to mourn Jilin baby killed in car theft

Local residents gather to mourn a baby who was strangled to death by a car thief in Changchun on March 5, 2013. Photo: Xinhua

Thousands of Jilin residents braved the freezing cold to attend a candlelight vigil in China’s northeastern city of Changchun on Tuesday evening to mourn the death of a two-month-old baby 

Tuesday, 28 May, 2013, 8:59am 2 comments

City-wide Changchun manhunt for missing baby ends in tragedy

The baby's aunt weeps and pleads for its safe return in Changchun on Tuesday. Photo: SCMP pictures

A two-day city-wide manhunt in snow-covered northeastern China ended in heartbreak and disbelief after a baby stolen along with a SUV was found murdered – and the suspected thief and murderer turned himself in.

6 Mar 2013 - 9:44am

Manhunt in Changchun after car stolen with baby inside

Photo of a vehicle that is similar to the stolen one. Photo: SCMP Pictures

The Toyota RAV4 SUV was reported stolen near the intersection of West Ring Road and Longhua Road in Changchun, Jilin province, China National Radio reported. The vehicle was carrying a two-month-old baby when it was reported stolen at around 7.20am on Monday.

5 Mar 2013 - 12:24am