Yang Xinhai

 

 

 

Age: 38

 

Summary: Chinese drifter who confessed to 65 killings in central China from 1999 to 2003 becoming one of the worst serial killers in the country's history, who would enter houses at night, killing all the occupants in their sleep with axes, meat cleavers and shovels, and then often rape the women.

 

 

Cause of Death: Executed by firing squad

 

Born: July 29, 1965

 

Died: February 14, 2004

 

Location: Beijing, China