Liu Zhonglin’s retrial of intentional homicide verdict and innocence may apply for state compensation

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Liu Zhonglin’s retrial of intentional homicide verdict and innocence may apply for state compensation

Zhongxin.net, April 20 (Xinhua) On the 20th, the Higher People’s Court of Jilin Province publicly pronounced on Liu Zhonglin’s case of intentional killing retrial. The Higher People’s Court of Jilin Province held that the facts of the original referee’s determination of Liu Zhonglin’s intentional homicide were unclear and the evidence was insufficient. The Higher People's Court of Jilin Province declared the indictment of Liu Zhonglin as the defendant innocent and had informed Liu Zhonglin that he could apply for state compensation according to law.

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The case was filed on October 28, 1990. Villagers from Huimin Village, Dongliao County, Jilin Province dug out a woman's body from a vegetable plot. Dongliao County The public security investigation confirmed that the identity of the body was Zheng Moumou, who was missing in the village a year ago. Afterwards, the 22-year-old Liu Zhonglin was taken away by the police.

On July 11, 1994, Liu Zhonglin was suspended by the trial of the Intermediate People's Court of Liaoyuan City. The judgment showed that the court found that it had deliberately killed people, was cruel and had serious consequences and should be severely punished. However, due to the specific circumstances of the case, it could be given a lighter sentence. The judgment did not elaborate on what "specific circumstances".

On August 8, 1995, the Jilin High Court approved the death sentence. Liu Zhonglin and his family insist on shouting.

On March 28, 2012, the High Court of Jilin Province made a (2011) Kyrgyzstan prison sentence No. 108 retrial decision and decided to re-trial the Liu Zhonglin intentional homicide case.

Since the next four years, the case fell into silence until April 25, 2016, when the case was opened for the first time. At that time, Liu Zhonglin, who had been imprisoned for more than 25 years, had been released from prison.

Two years after the trial, the case has not been pronounced. Until 9 o'clock on April 20, 2018, Jilin High Court reconstructed and sentenced Liu Zhonglin to acquittal. (澎湃 News)