Gastric contents in respiratory tract make Lei die of suffocation, autopsy confirms
On June 30, Authentication conducted by People's Procuratorate of Beijing Municipality confirmed that Lei Yang died of suffocation caused by inhalation of gastric contents into the respiratory tract. The Prosecutors confirmed misconduct of involved police officers, and two have been arrested for duty negligence.
Beijing prosecutors to probe 5 police officials over custody death
Prosecutors in Beijing met lawyers for Lei Yang and the five police officers under investigation over Lei's death to ask their advice on dealing with the case on June 6, and they will “do careful analysis” of the advice and documents submitted to them. 【More】
Beijing prosecutors to probe 5 police officials over custody death
Beijing prosecutors on June 1 launched an investiga-tion into five police officials involved in Lei Yang's death. 【More】
Latest: Relatives say Lei Yang was beaten to death by police
On May 17 (Beijing time), Lei's relatives submitted to the People's Procuratorate of Beijing Municipality an offense report (full context in Chinese) on Lei's death, in which they said they had seen “with their own eyes” bruises throughout Lei's body, evidence of use of “external force” on Lei, and that the surveillance video indicated he did not have enough time to have the service of a prostitute at the foot massage parlor on the night of May 7.【More】
Unanswered questions surrounding man's ‘mysterious death’
As the reasons for Lei Yang's death remains unclear, Sino-US.com reporter dig out some important details from the scene of the event on May 7.【More】
China's social media bewildered by man's ‘mysterious death’.
Just one week after the death of Wei Zexi, a Chinese college student who died of synovial sarcoma after he had taken ineffective medical treatment advertised by Baidu, China's equivalent of Google, China's online community was once again shivered by the “mysterious death” of a 29-year-old man named Lei Yang after he was detained by police outside a foot massage parlor in Changping district of Beijing, which outraged online community and prompted suspicion of police brutality. 【More】

Lei Yanga 29-year-old envi-
ronmentalist with a master’s degree from Renmin University in Beijing,died on the night of May 7 after he was detained out- side a foot massage parlor in the Chang- ping district of Beijing on sus-picion of soliciting sex. His death raised suspicions of unjustified police violence. On June 30, authentication conducted by People’s Pr- ocuratorate of Beijing Municipality confir- ausmed that Lei Yang died of suffocation ced by inhalation of gastric contents into the respiratory tract, and misconduct of involved police officers is confirmed.

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