|Lin Senhao, a medical student of Fudan University, is convicted of intentional homicide in the first trial and sentenced to death at Shanghai No.2 Intermediate People’s Court, Feb. 18, 2014. (Photo from official website of Shanghai No.2 Intermediate People’s Court)|
Lin Senhao, 28, a postgraduate student of the medical department of China’s prestigious Fudan University was sentenced to death in Shanghai Tuesday. He was convicted of poisoning his roommate in April 2013.
Lin used a deadly chemical compound from his lab to contaminate the water dispenser in his dorm on March 31, 2013; his roommate Huang Yang drank the water from the dispenser on April 1 and died of organ failure days later.