A court in Chongqing sentenced a man and his girlfriend to death for murdering two babies.
Police investigation found that Zhang Bo threw his two infant children out of the window of a high-rise building on November 2.
The two-year-old girl died at the scene, the one-year-old boy died at the hospital.
The two were arrested a month later, Zhang then claimed that the deaths were an accident.
The court heard that Zhang's girlfriend Ye Chengchen schemed with Zhang to murder the babies and later forced him to carry out the killings.
A court verdict was upheld and all the charges against the two have been upheld.
They were sent sentenced to death for intentional homicide.
"The deeds of the two defendants have broken the bottom line of the law and morality,
the motive of the crime was particularly despicable, and the means of crime was extremely cruel.
The case has posed extremely bad impact to the society and should be severely punished in accordance with the law," the court said.
该案件已经对社会造成了极其恶劣的影响，依法应当严惩 。”法院如是称 。