November 30th, 2012
09:54 AM ET

Man sentenced to death for holding women in sex dungeon

A Chinese man was sentenced to death Friday for holding six women as sex slaves in an underground lair and ordering the deaths of two of them, state media reported.

A court in Luoyang city convicted Li Hao on charges of murder, rape, organized prostitution, illegal detention and selling pornography, state-run Xinhua said.

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  1. Philpe12

    Yeah. But what former American president and his family/cohorts mad money by supplying oil to this Chinaman? Surely, Bush'O'bama are accomplices.

    November 30, 2012 at 10:07 pm | Report abuse |
    • renee

      What? I don't even understand what your comment means – keep politics out of this. It isn't relevant.

      December 14, 2012 at 1:45 am | Report abuse |
    • fiery

      Why do you have to use a racial slur in response to the story? Do you have to insult everyone involved in the story now, even the women? What a shameful, lowly person you are.

      December 14, 2012 at 3:36 pm | Report abuse |
    • AllanJoy

      A sick twisted mind? Describes both the suspect and you Philpe12.

      December 14, 2012 at 7:35 pm | Report abuse |
    • Christine

      You are an idiot! Gain wisdom. Keep your mouth shut or hands off the keyboard when you have nothing positive or relevant to contribute...

      December 17, 2012 at 11:39 am | Report abuse |
  2. Quoc

    AS HE SHOULD BE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    December 6, 2012 at 2:35 am | Report abuse |
  3. Florian

    serves him right!

    December 7, 2012 at 1:49 am | Report abuse |
    • justice served

      we should start adopting the Chinese legal system, that way, we don't spend too much tax $$$ feeding and caring for criminals that deserves to die from the getgo. better to spend these tax $$$ on our education system, transportation, infrastructure, etc.

      December 12, 2012 at 12:25 pm | Report abuse |
  4. jimbobogie

    ...and I'll bet that he's dead by Christmas!

    December 7, 2012 at 4:00 pm | Report abuse |
  5. craig

    I doubt he'll have time to get his law degree and write a couple books as would here in the good ol' US of A.

    December 8, 2012 at 1:02 am | Report abuse |
    • cleareye1

      China would welcome turncoats like you.

      December 10, 2012 at 3:02 pm | Report abuse |
    • saberdog1966

      @Clearyeye1, what do you mean, turncoat? Are you referring too the truth that American prisons by comparison are like country clubs compared to the rest of the world? Criminals who are convicted don't deserve better treatment than people living on the streets or in abusive homes. Its called prison for a reason.

      December 11, 2012 at 2:59 pm | Report abuse |
    • konrad_k_kay

      True that. He'll get several beatings, survive on lukewarm gruel and be begging for death by the time it comes (which won't be long).

      At least when China takes over the USA, our serial killers will be dealt with properly.

      December 12, 2012 at 1:02 am | Report abuse |
    • renee

      Do you think we should just say "off with their heads"????? Kill kill killl!????

      December 14, 2012 at 1:46 am | Report abuse |
    • hliu

      @saberdog1966
      @Clearyeye1, what do you mean, turncoat? Are you referring too the truth that American prisons by comparison are like country clubs compared to the rest of the world? Criminals who are convicted don't deserve better treatment than people living on the streets or in abusive homes. Its called prison for a reason.

      Obviously, you have never see the inside of an American prison.

      December 15, 2012 at 9:41 pm | Report abuse |
    • gerry

      let us not forget the wonderful job the US dept of Corrections does in returning reformed and fit individuals to society. Yes a model for the rest of the world to follow. The return on investment is so clear . At least $50,000 per year to take care of and coddle the cream of our society......

      December 17, 2012 at 4:38 pm | Report abuse |
    • Jack

      I see fans of China's justice system are out in force, mmmmm..... funny, these are probably the same people screaming for their 2nd Amendment rights, just like they have in China.... oh right...

      December 27, 2012 at 11:00 pm | Report abuse |
  6. Maximus

    Bummer.

    Next time get a consent form & video-taped "declaration of willing participation", dood.....

    December 9, 2012 at 5:38 am | Report abuse |
  7. john

    Justice served....

    December 10, 2012 at 1:39 pm | Report abuse |
  8. The Mascara Snake

    These dungeons are just a fact of the real world.. they are everywhere. it's how things really work. Your civility is only an illusion. Yes, Virginia there are such things as monsters.

    December 10, 2012 at 2:49 pm | Report abuse |
  9. Texsun

    Bob Costas should apologize for his careless and insensitive words.

    December 10, 2012 at 2:51 pm | Report abuse |
    • cleareye1

      Costas only reflects what a majority of Americans believe. He was also right.

      December 10, 2012 at 3:03 pm | Report abuse |
    • Gino Schafer

      Bob Costas is a hypocrite. Why didn't he speak out about the evils of alcohol or cars when the NFL players were involved in the wreck? Because he is a typical liberal. An uninformed moron who can only repeat talking points from CNN and MSNBC.

      December 12, 2012 at 7:41 am | Report abuse |
    • David

      @Gino: Pretty funny statement after all you are doing is repeating talking points from FauxNews and the NRA.

      You know the difference between guns, alcohol and cars? Two of them have a primary purpose that doesn't involve killing someone. Those same two are harder to get thru licensing or age requirements.

      December 12, 2012 at 1:07 pm | Report abuse |
    • renee

      He shouldn't apologize – freedom of speech buddy!

      December 14, 2012 at 1:46 am | Report abuse |
  10. Geddy Lee

    Another gun shooting today. Too many guns in this county. We should BAN them from everyone except law enforcement.

    December 14, 2012 at 10:57 am | Report abuse |
    • Michael

      Mr."Lee", It is " law" enforcement that programs the assassins to shoot innocents to further curtail the right to bear arms and increase the New World Order's power over us. The greatest military weapon of modern times is CONTROL OF THE HUMAN MIND, and it sure worked on you! Furthermore, the REAL Geddy Lee sings songs glorifying freedom, not totalitarianism, so you ain't him........

      December 14, 2012 at 1:29 pm | Report abuse |
    • ken

      That's the dumbest thing I have seen in reply to all this. If someone wants to kill they will find away. Revoking rights won't solve the problem of this Godless nation.

      December 14, 2012 at 3:36 pm | Report abuse |
    • Boatsndogs

      In all the righteous discussion about gon-control where is the discourse about the video game scene, the horror show industry, paintball–all simulated killing, dispassionate shooting...look at what your kids are playing and watching and doing!

      December 16, 2012 at 4:51 pm | Report abuse |
    • Jack

      Geddy, get a life, no really, I mean that, talking to crazies on the internet, or trying to reason with them, will only drive you crazy like them. Get out while you can. (And yes there is irony here).

      December 27, 2012 at 11:02 pm | Report abuse |
  11. Sarcastic Sam

    I'm sure if we ban guns people with bad intentions wouldn't get them. Riiiiggght......

    And when they do get them and break into your house, you can bring your knife to the gunfight.

    December 14, 2012 at 12:49 pm | Report abuse |
  12. Better America

    -Justice Served

    I wish the same!

    December 14, 2012 at 1:38 pm | Report abuse |
  13. Mom of Three

    That is the one thing I like about China...while I'm sure innocent people are convicted from time to time (as they are here) in general, their justice is swift and sure.

    December 15, 2012 at 5:32 pm | Report abuse |
  14. Ladont

    I am always amazed that the upholders of the 2nd amendment want to do away with the 8th amendment.

    December 15, 2012 at 5:41 pm | Report abuse |
  15. Po

    "Sentenced to death" makes me feel like we're still in the Middle Ages.

    December 17, 2012 at 2:15 pm | Report abuse |
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