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Yang Zhiya

Real name apparently "Wang Ganggang", aliases include Yang Zhiya, Yang Liu, and Yang Xinhai. Convicted rapist and robber, for which he spent time in a labor camp. Yang would enter houses and kill all the the occupants. Operated in Henan, Anhui, Shandong, Hebei provinces, travelling by bicycle between towns. Known to have killed two in Shijiazhuang. Sometimes commited necrophilia on his victims.

Very little information is available on this case, as the Ministry of Public Security has ordered a gag.


c. 1968 Yang Zhiya born.
c. 1985 Runs away from home at age 17.
2001 After his girlfriend dumps him, Yang Zhiya begins an aggressive program of mayhem, totalling at least 23 rapes and 65 stabbings.
3 Nov 2003 Yang Zhiya apprehended in Cangzhou, Hebei province, at an "entertainment venue."
14 Feb 2004 Executed by the state.

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