News agencies are reporting that six people have been charged with the murder of Lan Chengzhang, who was killed at an illegal mine when he worked for China Trade News newspaper:
Police in China have charged six people over the death of a journalist who had been investigating a mining accident in the northern Shanxi province, an official has said.
The six were arrested for beating up Lan Chengzhang, a reporter with Beijing-based China Trade News, and a colleague, although charges against the six were not specified.
“Six people have been charged for the crime. This investigation is over,” a media relations official with the Datong city government, told AFP on Tuesday. [Full text]
– See also a People’s Daily report on the murder investigation. Read more about the case, via CDT’s Biganzi.