A man in Hangzhou, East China's Zhejiang province, was arrested on suspicion of intentional homicide by local police on Thursday after the brutal murder of his wife shocked China.
The 55-year-old Xu confessed that he killed his wife, surnamed Lai, on the morning of July 5, due to family conflicts, while Lai was asleep, then dismembered her body and discarded the remains around the residential community where they live.
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Lai's mysterious and bizarre disappearance went viral on the internet for about a week, as all surveillance cameras around her residence provided no clues to her whereabouts, causing heated debate on the web, with netizens discussing the details of the case and pondering what might have happened to Lai.
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