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Former soldier, then a migrant worker. Lured boys from internet cafes and newspaper job offers. Sometimes he claimed to be developing a new video game, God Riding on a Wooden Horse. The game apparently involved being tied to a noodle rolling machine followed by strangulation.
||Huang Yong born, Henan Province.
||Huang Yong takes his first victim.
|7 Nov 2003
||Sixteen-year-old Zhang Liang, intended to be victim #26, abducted. Held captive for four days, Liang tries to escape twice. After choking Liang three times and three times reviving him, the boy somehow convinces Huang to let him free.
|12 Nov 2003
||Huang Yong arrested after boy Zhang Liang goes to the police in the village of Dahuangzhuang, China. Eighteen bodies are found beneath Huang's house, and he confesses to 25 murders.
|9 Dec 2003
||Huang Yong sentenced to death after a three hour public trial.