By Jean Cao Junchen
A 12 year old boy killed and burned a 66 year old woman in Guizhou, in order to steal a boxful of yoghurt, Gui Yang Evening News reported Saturday.
The boy, surnamed Jiao, attacked the old woman using a stone, killing her before burning the body to destroy the evidence. Jiao confessed after police found blood of the dead woman on his clothes.
The victim was identified as a 66 year old women, who local residents said had no history with Jiao.
Jiao, whose mother died in an accident three years ago, lived with his grandfather and lacked parent control, police said.