7-Year-Old Girl Beaten To Death By Her Mother Because She Ate "Too Slowly"
On 3 August, a seven-year-old girl was beaten to death by her mother because of her "bad" table manners in Shandong province, China
Guo was reportedly having lunch with her family when the speed of her eating became an issue
"I did not dare to stop my wife. She also hit me when I tried to stop her from beating the child", Guo's father said
Although the incident occurred at around lunchtime, Guo was only taken to the hospital at 5pm that evening
Guo passed away at around 7pm.
Sohu reported that her funeral was held on Tuesday afternoon, 6 August.
According to Sin Chew, Guo's father said that this was not the first time his wife had hit their daughter. However, he was shocked that she went that far this time.
The mother has since been detained by the police.