Yang Xinhai was one of China’s worst serial killers. Over a 4 year period, between 1999 and 2003, he murdered around 67 people, and he was not one to discriminate about who he killed, he would murder men, women and children. He would enter his victims homes and kill everyone inside, using an assortment of methods, including using an axe and meat cleavers. He would also frequently rape any women who were inside before he murdered them.
He claimed that he was motivated by his anger towards society after a girlfriend, who discovered his criminal history, dumped him. His trial lasted only an hour, and he was executed within weeks.