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are under too much pressure after unemployment. Li Mou, a woman in Longchang, Neijiang City, Sichuan Province, has the idea of suicide. However, she was worried that after her death, her ex husband Chen, who suffered from brain atrophy and could hardly take care of herself, would increase the burden on her children, so she strangled Chen who was still living together after divorce before she was ready to die.

in July last year, the case occurred in Longchang city. After strangling his ex husband, Li did not succeed in diving. On August 24 this year, China judicial document network released the first instance verdict of the case. Li was sentenced to 11 years’ imprisonment for committing intentional homicide.

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worried that their ex husband would increase the burden on their children after death.

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strangled their ex husband and committed suicide after diving. Li and Chen, born in 1969, married for many years and had a son and a daughter, lived in Longchang city before. In March last year, after the couple divorced, Li couldn’t rest assured that Chen, who suffered from brain atrophy, epilepsy and other diseases and could hardly take care of himself, still lived together. They live with their son, who is studying. About 10 days before the

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cases, Li, who worked in a hotel, lost his job. “Before the crime, I couldn’t find that kind of job, and I was desperate.” In the trial, Li said that she couldn’t find a suitable job because of her own illness and other reasons, she couldn’t do the supermarket and other jobs she had tried.

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Li also said that when she went home before the crime, she was desperate and anxious, unable to sleep, and then had the idea of suicide. But she was also worried that after her death, her ex husband could not take care of herself, which would increase the burden on her children. She said in the trial that it is unfair to her daughter to leave her son to her daughter and her ex husband to her daughter to take care of her. So she wanted to strangle her ex husband before she died.

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had such an idea. In the early morning of July 14 last year, she found a white nylon rope from her home, went to Chen’s room, put the nylon rope around Chen’s neck and strangled him to death. At the time, the son was not at home. After quarreling with his father two days ago, the son went to his sister’s house. After

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strangled Chen, Li sent his daughter a message “mother is dead”. Later, she walked out of the community and jumped into a dozen stone pools nearby to commit suicide. But after a while, she found that she had failed to commit suicide, so she got up and returned home.

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had depression and anxiety when they committed the crime, but they had no mental disorder. After returning to the community, the security guard who had opened the door for her had opened the door for her again.

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security confirmed that after Xu Li left the community at 2:00 a.m., he saw Li again at the gate of the community at 3:00 a.m. But when he opened the door, he found that Li was all wet and said, “I ate so much water, why didn’t I drown?”. After opening the door, he asked Li whether to dive, but she did not answer, but has been wondering why she did not drown.

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at about 3:00 a.m. on the same day, Li Mou’s daughter in Hejiang, Luzhou, saw the text message, but could not get through to her mother for many times, so she contacted his cousin Zhou Mou to go home to have a look, and his family also went to Longchang.

at about 3:30 a.m., Zhou arrived at his Aunt Li’s house and found Li, who was soaked through the whole body. He learned from his aunt that his aunt had strangled Chen. Later, Zhou called 120 and 110.

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police arrived at the scene and summoned Li to the case handling center. After trial, Li confessed to the crime of killing Chen.

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, it was identified that Chen died of mechanical asphyxia due to neck violence. Li had depression and anxiety when he committed the crime, and had no mental disorder. He had the ability of criminal responsibility when he committed the crime.

Li and Chen’s daughters said that his father was a short tempered man and often quarreled with his mother and even hit people because of trivial matters in his life. After his head was injured, he gradually couldn’t take care of himself. His mother had been taking care of him and the whole family was also supported by his mother.

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were sentenced to 11 years’ imprisonment for intentional homicide

Neijiang intermediate people’s court held after hearing that Li had the idea of suicide because of unemployment anxiety and family burden. She was also worried that Chen, a victim who could hardly take care of herself, would bring burden to her children, so she used a rope to strangle Chen’s neck and cause her death, which constituted intentional homicide.

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put forward by Li’s defender that Li was a “lighter plot” in the crime of intentional homicide. The court held that Li still used ropes to drag him to death under the fierce resistance of Chen, and the means were cruel, so it could not be regarded as the “minor circumstances” of intentional homicide. The

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courts also held that Li was waiting at the scene knowing that someone reported a case, but did not resist arrest when he was arrested. After arriving at the case, he truthfully confessed his criminal act, and he surrendered and could be given a lighter punishment according to law.

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for this reason, on June 11, the court made a first instance judgment on the case, and sentenced Li to 11 years’ imprisonment and 2 years’ deprivation of political rights for committing the crime of intentional homicide.

Red Star journalist Yao Yongzhong Tu: according to the video screenshot of

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is: a woman wants to die after losing her job and worries that her ex husband will drag on her children and strangle him to death, but she fails to get 11 years’ imprisonment