Skip to comments.Woman beaten to death at China Wal-Mart: police
Posted on 09/08/2009 8:35:48 AM PDT by rawhide
BEIJING A woman in eastern China was allegedly beaten to death by five employees of a Wal-Mart store who accused her of shoplifting, a police report and state media said Tuesday.
Police have arrested two employees from the store in Jiangxi province, while three others are being investigated, Jingdezhen city police said in a report on their website.
According to the report, the woman was beaten outside her home near the Wal-Mart on August 30 and died in a city hospital on Wednesday last week from injuries suffered during the beating.
Police said the five Wal-Mart employees had stopped the woman in the street and demanded to see her receipt, but she refused because she could not verify their identities, it said.
Following an argument, the five Wal-Mart employees began beating her, it said.
The English-language China Daily on Tuesday identified the victim as Yu Xiaochun, 37.
"They started to hit her because she didn't do what they said," the paper quoted her husband Chen Baolin as saying.
"I got there and tried to stop them but they kept beating her."
It was not immediately known if the woman had shoplifted, the paper said.
The beating intensified as she tried to telephone for help using her mobile phone, it added.
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Wow, that’s harsh. That is way worse than the senior citizen “greeter” glaring at you when you leave the store.
And I thought American WalMarts were tough on shoplifters with just a trip to the local pokey.
We need those employees around the day after Thanksgiving. People WILL line up.
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They are so much more advanced than us. /s
Why did you post this about McDonald’s?? What has this to do with WalMart?
Doesn’t have as much to do with WalMart as it does with franchise/chain managers and employees who become power-mad, I guess. I thought the McDonald’s story was a similarly-feathered bird. Hope you’re not offended, JB.
It sure proves that some people are complete idiots without any trace of common sense. HOpe the perp gets some non-virtual abuse in prison.
Boy if they did that here the Section 8 and Habitat homes would be empty.
Actually he was acquitted.
No, I was just curious - I had an idea it was that, but I wasn’t sure, so I thought I’d ask. Thanks for responding.
Where does a Chinese Wal-Mart get its merchandise?..................
Venezuela and Honduras
China has a kind of zero tolerance culture.
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