Murder and Sexual Slavery in Luoyang, Henan

A man was arrested in Luoyang, the center of the country, suspected of killing two nightclub hostesses and have kidnapped four other women as sex slaves in a dungeon built under a building, police said Friday.

Ex-firefighter married with one son, Li Hao had held these women for years in this dungeon of 20 square meters. The dungeon is four feet below the cellar of the building in the city of Luoyang. Li spent two weeks a month with his prisoners.

Li had told his wife he had a job as night watchman. He was arrested after the escape of one of his prisoners who denounced him to the police. “Li was arrested and brought to justice,” confirmed a police official in Luoyang, adding that “the investigation into this matter has been initiated.”