China to review murder case 19 years after execution

Prisoner Barssource: Death Penalty News
published: 13 December 2014

China’s Supreme People’s Court (SPC) has decided to review a rape-murder case 19 years after the convict was executed, as another man insists he is is guilty.

Shandong Higher People’s Court will review the case of Nie Shubin and Wang Shujin. Nie was executed in 1995 at the age of 21 for the 1994 rape and murder of a woman in Hebei’s provincial capital, Shijiazhuang.

Wang Shujin, 47, was apprehended by police in 2005 for three unconnected rape and murder cases, and confessed to the rape and murder of the same woman in Nie’s case.

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