Bai Baoshan 白宝山
Bai Baoshan [File Photo]
After being released one year early in 1996, He then set out to revenge himself at what he believed to be an unfair society, grabbing soldiers' guns and taking lives while robbing and stealing.
On August 19, 1997, Bai and his accomplice Wu Ziming stole 1.4 million yuan (US$168,900) and killed seven people in Urumqi, Xinjiang. He later shot Wu dead, smashed his head in and then burned the corpse. He even thought of getting rid of his mistress. Bai later revealed that he beaten two inmates to death with a hammer when he was still serving time in Xinjiang. He was detained by police on Sept. 5, 1997 and executed in April 1998.