TAIYUAN, Sept. 3 (Xinhua) -- Police confirmed Tuesday that the suspect in the case of the six-year-old boy whose eyes were gouged out in north China's Shanxi Province is the boy's aunt, who committed suicide six days after the incident.
On Aug. 24, the boy, Guo Bin, was lured by an unknown woman with yellow-dyed hair into a field, where she gouged out his eyes.
On Aug. 30, Guo's aunt, Zhang Huiying, the wife of Guo's father's older brother, killed herself by jumping into a well in Qiaojiazhuang Village in Fenxi County.
The boy's blood was found on Zhang's clothes after DNA tests, according to a statement from police in the city of Linfen.
Police have identified Zhang as the suspect based on investigations and DNA test results, it said.