Teenager Dies In Internet Rehab

From China Daily:

A teenager was allegedly beaten to death by counselors at an Internet addiction rehabilitation clinic in Nanning, Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region.

The 15-year-old middle school graduate, surnamed Deng, was pronounced dead around 3 am Sunday at Wuxu town health center in Nanning, China’s national radio website cnr.cn reported on Sunday.

The medical record showed the boy had no pulse or blood pressure when he was taken to the hospital.

Police have detained the suspects, the report quoted an anonymous official with Nanning public security bureau as saying.

On Saturday afternoon, the boy’s parents took him to the camp – a branch of the Guangzhou Lizhi Training Center for Youth Growth. Teachers in the camp put Deng in confinement and beat him in the evening, the report said.


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