On May 2, a Chinese-American medical researcher in Pennsylvania was found dead at his home, and the university where he worked said the man was about to make a “major discovery” in his research work on the new coronavirus, US media reported. The 37-year-old victim, 37, was killed at his home in Rosetown, Pennsylvania, with apparent gunshot wounds to the head, neck and body, CBS Affiliate KDKA reported.
Chinese researcher Liu Bing (University of Pittsburgh official website)
The report also said another man died in a nearby car, suspected of shooting himself in the head. Police believe the man knew Liu Bing and decided he killed him self-murdered himself in his car.
Police also said they would continue to investigate the suspect’s motive. There seems to be no indication that Liu Bing’s death has anything to do with his research work. And the police do not believe that there are suspects at large.
The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine said on May 4 that Liu Bing is an assistant professor of research at the university. “Liu Bing is about to make a major discovery in the basic research of the cellular mechanisms and complications of the deconstructed neo-coronavirus infection,” the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine website said. We will work hard to complete his research to pay tribute to his outstanding scientific performance. “