Earlier this month, Lin Chi, founder of Chinese toy giant Yoozoo and co-producer of An upcoming Netflix adaptation of Cixin Liu’s The three-body problemHe was examined in a hospital reporting symptoms that led doctors and police to believe that he had been deliberately poisoned by a colleague.
When the police opened an investigation into the suspect, Che remained in the hospital, and it was not clear if he would recover, but things are taking a darker turn now.
to me The Hollywood ReporterChi, 39, died yesterday after arriving for the first time at hospital on December 17 with symptoms attributed to drinking poisoned tea. While at first the Shanghai police did not provide much identifying information about the suspect other than their surname and the fact that they worked for Qi at Yoozoo, South China Morning Newspaper The suspect has been identified as Yao Xu, another film executive recently assigned to head Yoozoo’s Three-Body Universe, the unit within the company responsible for overseeing Associated projects Three bodies Intellectual property.
Local authorities are currently in custody of the suspect, and investigations into Qi poisoning and death are now ongoing.
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