A MAN suspected of killing three female students in a dormitory in central China's Henan Province was in police custody yesterday, the local Dahe Daily reported.
Officers apprehended the suspect, surnamed Zhang and born in 1991, on a long-distance bus about 2pm, according to police.
They said he broke into the girls' dormitory in Henan Polytechnic College in Zhengzhou about 5am yesterday, killing three of the students with a knife in the room and injuring another.
The survivor suffered severe injuries to her back and arms and is undergoing treatment in hospital.
Police said the suspect was not a student at the college but had got to know one of the girls online and planned the attack following a dispute.
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