Zhang Deduction Case at Second Instance Today: Psychiatric Experts Appearance in Court was Rejected

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 Zhang Deduction Case at Second Instance Today: Psychiatric Experts Appearance in Court was Rejected


BEIJING, April 11, Xinhua, China (CNN) -- According to the Shaanxi Provincial High Court, the second trial of the Zhang Killing case will be held at 9:00 today. On January 8 this year, the Hanzhong Intermediate Court sentenced Zhang to withhold the death penalty for the crime of intentional homicide and intentional destruction of property.

The picture shows the defendant at the scene of the first instance trial. Provision by Shaanxi Court

Mother was killed. Zhang Deduction killed three people 23 years later.

On August 27, 1996, Wang Zhengjun, Wang Zixins 17-year-old son, intentionally injured his mother, Wang Xiuping, in a neighbourhood dispute. On December 5 of the same year, Wang Zhengjun was sentenced to seven yearsimprisonment by the former Nanzheng County Peoples Court for intentional injury.

Twenty-three years later, 35-year-old Zhang Deduction began to retaliate.

According to the judgment of the first trial, on the eve of the Spring Festival in 2018, Zhang Jiankou found that Wang Zhengjun had returned home for the Spring Festival and had the idea of revenge and murder.

At 12 oclock on February 15, Zhang Keu took advantage of the opportunity for Wang Zhengjun and his brother Wang Xuejun to go to the mountains to worship their ancestors. After some camouflage, he followed Wang Zhengjun and his brothers all the way to the entrance of the original Sanmen Village Committee of Xinji Town, Nanzheng District, Hanzhong City, with the single-edged knife and other items that had been prepared. When they returned, Zhang Kiu killed them.

After the two brothers of the Wang family were murdered, Zhang Jiankou came to Wang Zixins house to commit murder. After being stabbed by many knives, Wang Zixin also fell at the foot of Zhang Button. Then Zhang buckled back home, took the kitchen knife and the petrol burning bottle, cut the window glass of Wang Xuejuns car, and ignited the car with the petrol burning bottle.

Two days after the incident, Zhang detained himself on the morning of February 17 and surrendered to the public security organs.

The picture shows the defendant at the scene of the first instance trial. Provision by Shaanxi Court

The death penalty was decided in the first instance, and Zhang withheld his appeal in court.

On January 8, 2019, the Hanzhong Intermediate Court held a public hearing of Zhangs detention case at first instance. According to the results of the first instance of the Hanzhong Intermediate Court of Justice, Zhang was convicted of intentional homicide, sentenced to death and deprived of political rights for life; for the crime of intentional destruction of property, sentenced to four yearsimprisonment, decided to execute the death penalty and deprived of political rights for life.

As for the result of this judgment, the Hanzhong Intermediate Court also gave reasons for its determination in the judgment. The court held that Zhang Deduction intentionally and illegally deprived other people of their lives, which constituted a crime of intentional homicide; after homicide, he intentionally burned other peoples vehicles, resulting in a huge amount of property losses, and his behavior constituted a crime of intentional destruction of property. The facts and charges charged by the public prosecution organ are established.

After the sentence was pronounced, Zhang withheld the court to appeal.

Shaanxi Provincial High Court Announces the Opening of Court

On April 8, the Shaanxi Provincial High Court announced that the criminal trial court of Hanzhong Intermediate Peoples Court would open a hearing at 9:00 on November 11 to hear the case of appellant Zhang Deduction of Intentional Homicide and Intentional Destruction of Property.

Source: Ji Xueying_NN6784, Responsible Editor of CNN