>On August 19, the trio was spotted by two foot-patrol police officers in a residential neighborhood. A brief exchange of fire ensued and Lin turned the gun on himself after he was shot six times; one of the officers was killed and the other one wounded. More than 800 police officers were immediately sent to the neighborhood, but Chen and Kao escaped.
>On October 23, the two remaining suspects shot and killed a plastic surgeon, his wife, and a nurse after forcing them to perform plastic surgery on them. A few days later, Kao was spotted by the police and shot himself when police attempted to arrest him on November 17.
>The last criminal, Chen Chin-hsing, took the family of a South African military attaché hostages at their residence on November 18, but he eventually surrendered to the police after negotiation initiated by politician Frank Hsieh. He was executed on October 6, 1999, after being convicted for kidnappings, murders, and multiple counts of sexual assaults.
Taiwan takes their loli murders seriously