US tourist killed in Beijing attack

A relative of an American volleyball coach visiting for the Olympics, was killed in a knife attack in Beijing. A second American was injured, and then the assailant jumped 13 stories to his death. No motive is known at this time.

Tang Yongming, 47, from the eastern city of Hangzhou, jumped to his death from the second storey of tourist site the Drum Tower after the attack, police said in a statement.

A tour guide was also injured in the attack.

UPDATE: Todd Bachman is identified as the victim of this assault, the father of an Olympic volleyballer and the in-laws of a current coach.


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