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Car thief kills baby in China

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A Chinese car thief strangled a two-month-old baby to death after stealing a vehicle with the infant inside, police said, provoking outrage across the country Wednesday. 

File photo of a police car in Jilin on August 28, 2010. A Chinese car thief strangled a two-month-old baby to death after stealing a vehicle with the infant inside, police said, provoking outrage across the country Wednesday.

The boy was in an SUV stolen by Zhou Xijun, 48, in northeastern Jilin province on Monday, triggering a hunt involving thousands of police officers and taxi drivers until he handed himself in the following day and confessed, reports said.

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