A 12-year-old boy from central China who stabbed his mother to death has been released without charge following a police investigation. Photo: Miaopai.com

Chinese boy, 12, who stabbed mother to death after row over smoking escapes punishment

  • Wu Jiakang stabbed his mother 20 times then told police she had taken her own life
  • Locals fear boy is a danger to other children and have appealed for him not to be allowed to return to school
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A 12-year-old boy from central China who stabbed his mother to death has been released without charge following a police investigation. Photo: Miaopai.com
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Mandy Zuo

Mandy Zuo

Mandy Zuo joined the Post in 2010 and reports on China. She has covered a wide range of subjects including policy, rural issues, culture and society. She worked in Beijing before relocating to Shanghai in 2014.