A Chinese man who allegedly faked his own death for an insurance payout has surrendered to police after his wife killed herself and their two children.
The 34-year-old was presumed dead after his car was found in a river, though his body was never recovered.
He did not tell his wife about his alleged plan and she believed he had died.
She later jumped into a pond with their children after writing an online suicide note.
The man, who police said was surnamed He, surrendered himself to police in Xinhua county in Hunan province last Friday.
He has been detained on charges of insurance fraud and intentional damage to property, Xinhua police said in a statement on WeChat – a social media platform. Read more