China executes two cult members for McDonald's murder

February 2, 2015 4:32 AM

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BEIJING (Reuters) - China on Monday executed two members of a banned religious cult, a father and his daughter, for murdering a woman in a McDonald's restaurant after she rebuffed an apparent recruitment attempt by the group, state media said.

The 37-year-old woman, surnamed Wu, was attacked last May in the eastern province of Shandong by members of the Church of Almighty God, which had preached that a global apocalypse would take place in 2012.

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