The Killer Among Us

The 12-character message, spray-painted in red and composed in Chinese, is chilling: The time has not yet come/ Not that there will be no vengeance/ Evil deeds bring evil ends.

The threatening graffito discovered late January on a concrete wall along Hong Kong's Bowen Road is the latest twist in a bizarre string of poisonings that has terrorized the city for 13 years. The leafy pedestrian walk running through the affluent Mid-Levels neighborhood is the epicenter of a spree that has claimed over 20 dead and made at least 100 seriously ill. Despite community uproar, heightened police patrols...

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