A social media star in China has died after her ex-husband allegedly doused her in petrol and set her on fire while she was recording a live-streaming show.
-Chinese celebrity vlogger, Lamu, dies after 'being doused in petrol' and set on fire by her ex-husband during a live-streaming show.#airtel #feelthebreast #arteta #dial #OZOisGraced #IndependentNengi #IndependentNengi pic.twitter.com/IGYTG9YIzd
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A Chinese influencer has died after her ex-husband doused her in petrol & set her on fire as she was live streaming.
Lamu was popular on Douyin, China's version of TikTok; she had hundreds of thousands of followers.
She suffered burns on 90% of her body, died 2 weeks later. pic.twitter.com/DmQkYuA7hS
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Horrific! Woman Vlogger Burnt Alive By Ex-Husband On Live Stream In China In a horrific incident, a popular Chinese vlogger, known by the name of Lamu, was burnt alive by her ex-husband when she was recording her video. Lamu was popular on 'Douyin' – a Chinese version of tik-tok and had thousands of followers. Her ex-husband, Tang, had reportedly broken into the house with a knife and petrol when she was recording her video account. Lamu suffered 3rd-degree burns to ninety percent of her body parts and died two weeks later at Sichuan Provincial People's Hospital. The family of the deceased has asked for financial aid from the fans and raised more than one million yuan (£114,280) in just one day. A team continues to investigate the case as 'intentional homicide'. #newsin60words #myshort #myshorts #china #homicide #lamu #tiktok #lamuburnt #justiceforlamu #douyin #followmyshorts
The former partner reportedly broke into the star’s home armed with a cleaver and petrol before attacking her in front of her family members in mid-September.
The video blogger, known as Lamu, sustained burns on 90 percent of her body and was left fighting for her life for more than two weeks, reports said. She was pronounced dead by doctors
Her death has now triggered a massive outrage in China.Many people are expressing their thoughts over her death
Check in day 291. R.I.P Lamu. She was murdered by her ex husband. She runs a Live broadcast showing her life working in the mountains. Days ago when she was broadcasting her ex break into her home and pour gasoline through her body then lit. She dies today. https://t.co/WFEXeis17N
— 郑楚然Zheng Churan (@allisongrabbit) October 1, 2020
China: Vlogger 'set on fire during live stream'
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The case has prompted discussion on China’s social media site Weibo . More than 70 million people have used a hashtag mentioning her death.
Lamu died on September 30 after treatment failed.