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Chinese Police Arrest Two for Killing of `Gutter Oil’ Journalist

Police in central China’s Henan province arrested two suspects today in connection with the death of a 30-year-old journalist who had links to reporting about the illegal sale of ’’gutter oil’’ or reprocessed cooking oil.

Li Xiang, a journalist working for Luoyang Television, was robbed and stabbed to death in the early morning of Sept. 18, according to a statement on the website of the Luoyang Municipal Public Security Bureau. The police will hold a briefing on the case soon, according to the statement, which didn’t give more details.