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Woman strangles son to death for not eating breakfast

In a shocking incident, a Chinese woman allegedly strangulated her 13-year-old son for refusing to get up and eat breakfast.
By HT Correspondent | PTI, Beijing
UPDATED ON MAY 07, 2012 07:54 PM IST

In a shocking incident, a Chinese woman allegedly strangulated her 13-year-old son for refusing to get up and eat breakfast.

The incident occurred in an eastern China city where the woman has been detained after her teenaged son was found dead.

The boy was found lying in bed breathless when police arrived at their home in Jinhua City of Zhejiang Province on Sunday, Shanghai Daily reported on Monday.

The woman surnamed Jiang sat quietly in the next room and admitted the killing to the police, the report said.

Initial investigation found Jiang strangled her son in the morning because he had refused to get up for breakfast.

Jiang's neighbours described her as being very strict with the boy.

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