Police arrest Catholic monk after priest, nun murdered in N. China

14:22, July 09, 2010      

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Police have arrested a Catholic monk in connection with the murders of a priest and a nun of the Chinese Catholic Church in north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region on July 6.

Zhang Wenping, a Catholic monk aged 43, was arrested at 3 p.m. Thursday in Hohhot. He had confessed to the crime, said a spokesman for the Wuhai city public security bureau.

Priest Zhang Shulai and nun Wei Yanhui were found dead Tuesday in a church in a home for the elderly run by Wei in Wuhai City.

The police are continuing their investigation.

Source:Xinhua

(Editor:梁军)

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