The old house of Liu Zhonglins house Two years ago, when Liu Zhonglin was released from prison, he returned. Walking on the cement road in the village, people recognized him from time to time, that kind of vision made him feel anxious. Now he came back with the retrial decision of the Jilin High Court and felt that he could speak straight. For him, this is like a certain affirmation, legal documents in black and white, and finally willing to admit that he is not a bad man. Although he is still shy to say hello to his acquaintance, he often asks when others come to greet him. Have you seen the news of the change? With the acquittal for more than 20 years, the murderer is still in his heart. Death of a 19 year old girl Zheng Dianrong disappeared in August 8, 1989. It was a very ordinary day for the villagers in the village of Huimin, so that no one could recall any of the different movements of the other people that day. Zhou Peilan saw her daughter for the last time. Around eight p.m., the quilt was washed all day. Zheng Dianrong took his niece Zheng Chunmei to take the quilt from her second brothers house. When he came back, Zheng Chunmei put the quilt in. When he came out, Zheng Dianrong was caught by two masked men with a knife. Zheng Chunmei did not dare to catch up. The 16 year old dumb girl hurriedly made a comparison of all this to Zhou Peilan. Zheng Chunmei is Zheng Dianchens daughter. When she was a child, she misted herself with a wrong needle. Zhou Peilan felt that she was not allowed to speak. One year later, in the first record, she repeated the scene again: two people are all masked... The two men came back to the little girls arms, tied them on the rope, put them on the front beam of the bicycle, took one person away, and the other ran back to the rice field. The neighbour of the village also remembered that many people had been looking for it, and the old man next door had urged him to say, look for it and find it late. Zheng Dianchens heart is still fresh. My sister didnt find it all the time. Zheng Dianchen went to the police station to report a case. The police seemed to be surprised. No problem. Ill be back in two years. Maybe I ran away with someone. Zheng Dianrong didnt come back. In October 28, 1990, the villagers in the village of huimimun repaired a womans body in the cropland on the edge of the river. His face was facing down, his stomach was strong, his clothes were still not rotten, and a silver bracelet was worn on his left hand. All the people who saw it remembered the tragedy, like the pickles, the air dried. Zheng Dianchen recognizable, thats his sister. In the autopsy of forensic Liu Xichun, Zheng Dianrong died of severe craniocerebral injury, breathing and swallowing were buried and suffocated, and the throat, the trachea and the esophagus had soil. At the same time, the autopsy report of the police confirmed that there were fetal iliac bone in the body, and the gestational age ranged from 20 to 21 weeks. Zheng Dianrong is 19 years old. He is the youngest sister of Zheng family. Everyone calls her Xiao Rong Zi. Not tall, a little ring leg, a quiet character, all day is to wait for my mother, my mother to wear clothes, give my brother three errands cooking, the old sow at home, where do not go. Zheng Dianchen still cant understand how the little girl is pregnant. He even did not expect that the police would seize Liu Zhonglin on the second day. Liu Jiaer fat Liu Zhonglin could still kill, but the people in the village could hardly believe it. There are four people in Liu family. They are not thriving in 22 families of four groups in Huimin village. Because he was a little fat, he called him two fat men. His father was an old soldier of the anti American aggression and aid Dynasty. He was wounded in the battlefield. His mother was mentally ill. In 1987, he lost his father. With his father passing away in second years, his brother went out to work. For a long time, the villagers remembered his shadow. Zhou Zhenping is more than 10 years older than Liu Zhonglin. He lives opposite to Zheng family. When he looks up, he sees his house and everything is clear to his family. Cousin Liu Zhonglin Chang Chunxiang often said that he was foolish and foolish, and Zhou Zhenping also described him, such a thing, a person who has to be smart, he cant kill anyone. In April 23rd, Liu Zhonglin returned to the village of Huimin. Zhengs family did not believe it. Whenever public security and media come to ask, Zheng Dianchen says it is unlikely. He also clearly remember that the second days of her little sister lost, Liu Zhonglin also helped to find it together, and later on his mother to eat the meal, he is the look of the old life, not that mind. Liu Zhonglin was taken away, Zheng Dianchen did not remember how many times with the dumb maid to confirm, is not the second fat dry, ask once say not, ask once again is not, how to ask all is not. He can not find any clues, the two family is two hundred meters away, coming and coming to see clearly, if two people are in the object, he and his mother can not know. An unstable confession When Zheng Dianrong was dug up, Liu Zhonglin went to see it. He clearly remembered the color of the body. When the second day goes again, the scene is not allowed to enter. As usual, he worked in the field for a whole day, and never expected it to be his last day at home. When the Interpol team came in that night, Liu Zhonglin was already asleep. The police officer dragged him out of the quilt and gave him a tattered coat and stuffed it into the car. Liu Zhonglin later learned that he was eyed by the police because of Jiang Jiuyings sentence. Jiang Jiuying said, one day Liu Zhonglin told her, Xiao Rong is pregnant, and I have to take her out of the child. When she picked potatoes in spring, she remembered it very well. The context of the event was clear in the eyes of the case handlers. The criminal investigation report of the East Liaoning County Public Security Bureau showed that the investigation direction at that time was that the possibility of the kidnapping of the deceased was very small. On the evening of October 29, 1990, Liu Zhonglin made his first record at the police station. He said I dont know what I do not know about Zheng Dianrong. In the record of the October 30th, Liu has admitted to the object of Zheng, and has had sexual relations many times, causing her to become pregnant. The guilty transcript shows that Liu confessed that he was a criminal. On the night of Zheng Dianrongs disappearance, he took a rope to kidnap her in the village. After blocking his mouth, he took it with his bicycle and stayed at his home in the evening. The second day he took her up the hill. In the afternoon of the third day, he knocked her to death on a stone and buried it in the farmland near the river bank at night. In June 21, 1991, the Liaoyuan intermediate peoples court did not hear the case in public. Liu Zhonglin turned over a confession in court, denying the kidnapping and killing. According to Liu Zhonglin, the interrogator stabbed ten fingers with bamboo sticks, roasted his hands with electric fans, and smashed his feet with iron bars. He could not bear to admit murder. But the details are not right, ask me how to kill, I say, take a kitchen knife. He said no, and then put second fingers. I said with a sharp knife, its wrong. Finally, I tied all ten fingers and put them in three days. He was injured in his hands and feet when he was out of prison. The ten finger got onychomycosis, and the right thumb was missing. The thumb fracture became worse then osteomyelitis. In 2005, the prison hospital gave him an amputation. The report of breaking the case shows: the interrogator talks about policies, propagandists the law, and takes a circuitous strategy. Finally, it forces Liu Zhonglin to begin to confess to the object of Zheng, and to have a relationship between the sexes and the death of the person who died. This fact is explained by Lius breath, and after that, Zheng Dianrong insisted that he did not kill him. Police continue to trial, Liu finally cried out, confessed the crime and murder factors. From the arrest to the 10 day of the detention house, there is no valid evidence to prove what has happened. Liu Zhonglin has a number of guilty confessions, and the content is different from each other. There are many motives for the crime, three different cases of crime and three different means of crime, and the motives, places and actions of the crime are not consistent. Zhang Yupeng, a defense lawyer of Liu Zhonglin, first opened his file 25 years later, with a record of Liu Zhonglins 16 confession, 10 of which admitted to crime and 6 did not recognize the crime. The paper pages are as thin as cicada because of the long time. A long way to appeal In July 11, 1994, the first instance was declared. Liu Zhonglin was sentenced to death for two years. Liu Zhonglin refused to accept it, and he did not sign it when he arrived in the verdict. After a years approval of the death sentence, he still did not sign. After entering the prison in Changchun, he tried to commit suicide. The machine transformed by labour is powered by electricity. He wants to put his head in to kill himself and be caught. In the first ten years imprisonment, he did not work for a time. He felt that doing work means confessing his crime. The guards put him in the trumpet (confinement room), less three days, and more than ten days, eight days. The longest time is half a year, and passed the new years day in the trumpet. He clearly remembered that it was closed in three years and three days. Later, the prison friend told him that he would rather do less work instead of work. He looked like a rubber ball suddenly losing his breath. Forget it, go home early and go to court. During his sentence, he did not remember how many complaints he had written. Later, his brother-in-law Wang Guizhen told him that it would be useless for him to write like this. The prison days are too long, many years are blurred, but he remembered the brother-in-law who came to see him for the first time in 2009. When he walked, he said he was helping him to make an injustice and saved him two hundred dollars. Before that, Wang Guizhen thought he really killed someone. They are distant relatives. Liu Zhonglins sister-in-law is his mother-in-law. He often heard his mother-in-law at home, saying that Zhong Lin was too injustice and missed tears; he said her family had no one, and Liu Zhong Lin had a brother, but he later went to the South and was the son-in-law of the door. The mother-in-law received a letter from Liu Zhonglin. The prison sent him to say that he had not killed anyone. The letter had been in her pocket all the time, and the skin of the letter was rotten. Wang Guizhen decided to go and see it. The day I saw Liu Zhonglin, I felt really bad. When he looked at the trial roll, he was more sure. Wang Guizhen decided to help him. He began to make up for legal knowledge, bought seven or eight professional books, and sometimes went through the Xinhua Bookstore to drill inside, mainly looking at the criminal procedure law. Watching TV is also a choice of legal programs. In those years Changchuns train to Beijing often appeared Wang Guizhens figure. In order to save money, he sat at nights hard seat, a small hotel next to the Tiantan hospital, sixty or seventy yuan a night, he was a frequent visitor. I really have no money, also live in the bridge hole and underground passage. Go to work to get a simple bag, not very conspicuous, afraid of being mistaken for petitioners to bring home. He also received a threatening phone call, threatening him to give up his lawsuit. He was not afraid, but he had strengthened his guard. In those years he developed a habit of taking a cap with him out. In 2010, in the criminal complaint submitted to the provincial high court, he wrote 4 reasons: First, investigators charged Liu Zhonglin with extorting confessions by torture. Second, there is evidence to prove that the case was disabled by torture. Third, the procedure of the court of original trial is a serious breach of law. The court did not appoint a lawyer for him, depriving him of his right to defense. Fourth, there is not enough evidence to prove that Liu Zhonglin killed the victim Zheng Dianrong. The complaint was paid attention to. In March 28, 2012, the provincial high court decided to rehear the Liu Zhonglin case. What Wang Guizhen did not expect was that the retrial would last for so long. Almost the same time, the Liu Jiqiang case was acquitted in less than 10 days after the trial. But they got the answer only 6 years later. In April 25, 2016, the Liu Zhonglin case was retrial. According to Chinas criminal procedure law, the longest hearing period for retrial cases is 6 months. The length of the time span was evaluated by the media as retrial marathon. During the four years of Liu Zhonglins waiting for the retrial from 2012 to 2016, the MOG Gilles, the Chen Man case, and the Nie Shubin case were rectified. Be a survivor of a disaster The retrial begins. It is not easy to reorganize the evidence system by stripping layers of cocoons. In July 2012, the Jilin high court investigation agency excavated the bodies of the victims and extracted DNA to compare with Liu Zhonglin. When the police went to the south hill of Hui Min village to dig up Zheng Dianrongs tomb, only plastic bags and boards were wrapped up in the wreckage, and bones and clothes were missing. At that time, Zheng Dianchen recalls that a few uniforms were looking for a second autopsy on the third day of her younger sister. One of them pulled the three younger brothers into the woods and did not see the burial and burial. The County Public Security Bureau later verified that there were no two autopsy. The skull and fetal bone extracted during the year were kept for ten years after the lawsuit was completed and then destroyed. The retrial is shelved several times. Liu Zhonglin was not in jail until the result. In January 22, 2016, Liu Zhonglin was released from prison. A week ago, the prison posted a notice. The prison friend congratulated him. He did not accept that he was not guilty. It was not a happy event. In January of Jilin, it was freezing cold, more than 20 degrees below zero, and heavy snow. He walked out of the prison gate in a single coat, shivering with cold. On that day, six people were released from prison, and the cousin who was waiting at the door did not recognize him for a moment. He asked the first person not. Then he asked second people. Are you Liu Zhonglin? I am. The cousins tears run down. In April 23rd, Hui Min village. Liu Zhonglin looked at the opposite wedding and said that he would like to become a family next. At the age of 50, the rest of Liu Zhonglins life has just begun. A five - light and four colored world paved the way. When he was in prison, the taxi was a yellow face, and the black and white television had not been changed into color on a large scale. The mobile device, big brother, was considered as a symbol of status. Liu Zhonglin had never seen beer cans, he had never seen a computer, he could not use remote control machines, he only knew the switches of old fashioned televisions. He was always carrying a pen and paper, and someone gave him the number, and he wrote it on paper. The unaccustomed way of life is still next. Lawyer Zhang Yupeng also remembered that after he first saw him after the Spring Festival, he was in the law firm. He was at the corner of the wall, and he didnt even dare to sit together with me. The prison life of 26 years had just begun. He does not want to be in the crowd, consciously low people, can not afford to start, walking all over the wall. On the first few days, he lived in a small hotel near his home. Because of the media reports, someone recognizes him from time to time, and a driver who lives there speaks directly, we dont talk to him. We say nothing. The country says it. Liu Zhonglin fled to the big city. Two years later, he had gone through Inner Mongolia, Shenzhen, Dalian and Beijing, washing dishes in restaurants, and making antifreeze in factories. The best time is to make a mobile phone shell, pay 6000 yuan, just two and a half days, check out identity information, squatting in prison, and dismiss him in the factory. Two months before the retrial, he had just found a job in Beijing and worked as a security guard on the bus. The number 833 bus to Hebei goes back and forth for more than two hours. They are divided into morning classes and afternoon classes, running three times, seven hours respectively. Liu Zhonglin goes to two classes and runs fourteen hours a day. He cant see the cell phone in the daytime. In April 18th, Zhang Yupeng contacted him very late and excitedly conveyed the notice of the Jilin high court. After two days, the case was heard in court. Liu Zhonglin replied calmly, Im not going. You can go for me. Zhang Yupeng did not persuade him again. Liu Zhonglin stayed up all night. At 4 in the morning, Zhang Yupeng received his WeChat message, and he signed up for the trial. On the day of 19, he set off at five. Before dawn, he took the familiar 833 road and transferred to Beijing Railway Station. At 11 p. m., he arrived in Changchun. At 9 a.m. on April 20th, the Jilin high court rejudged Liu Zhonglins intentional homicide and decided that the defendant Liu Zhonglin was not guilty. Hearing the result, his tears went downwards, and the unsettled innocence of the 28 years finally came to a conclusion in the bright red seal of the judgment. At this time, the reporters at the Jilin High Court gathered various media reporters. When they saw Liu Zhonglin coming out, they caught their tears in their corner of the eye and waved their right hands on their heads. The man was convicted of raping and killing girls for 26 years and retrial for 6 years. Liu Zhonglin, who was imprisoned for 26 years for intentional homicide, was acquitted after 6 years of retrial. This morning, the Jilin Provincial High Court retrial verdict that Liu Zhonglin was innocent.