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2 Executed for Killing American

September 16, 1987|Associated Press

BEIJING — Two Chinese men who murdered an American man aboard a train in June were executed today, the state-run New China News Agency said.

Cui Yuzhong, 23, and Dai Wenxin, 27, workers from Benxi, Liaoning province, were convicted Aug. 12 of robbing and murdering Ewald Cheer, 61, a Chinese language instructor from San Angelo, Tex.

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