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CEO of Chinese game company dies on suspicion of addiction: NPR

CEO of Chinese game company dies on suspicion of addiction: NPR

LinQi, Chairman and CEO of Youzuzoo Games, died on Christmas Day after a week-long illness that could be caused by tea venom.

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LinQi, Chairman and CEO of Youzuzoo Games, died on Christmas Day after a week-long illness that could be caused by tea venom.

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Video game developer Yoozoo Group’s Chinese billionaire CEO died on Christmas day following a colleague’s suspected addiction plan.

According to Shanghai police, LinQi died at the age of 39.Lynn’s company, Yoozoo, is best known for that. Game of Thrones: Winter Is Coming game.

Before he died, Lynn was involved in the upcoming Netflix project. Lin’z Yoozoo Group has purchased rights to a Chinese science fiction trilogy The· Many-body problem 2015.. Netflix announced in September that it would adapt its internationally best-selling books to its English series. Game of Thrones Creators David Benioff and DB Weiss.TV writer Alexander Wu was also set to write and produce the series. variety.. Lynn was also involved as an executive producer of the project.

Lynn was reportedly ill last week and was hospitalized on December 16. He could hardly walk and had symptoms of “acute illness”. According to local reports, he was immediately taken to the ICU for treatment and had to be resuscitated after his heart stopped.

Shanghai police by December 24 Said A man was detained on suspicion of being poisoned by phosphorus. Police called both men by surname, but media reports reported that the suspect in custody was Lin’s colleague Xu Yao.

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The next day, Lynn was dead.

Xu was a senior manager in Yoozoo’s film and television division. According to media reports, the fighting at the company may be the motive behind the attack on Lynn. Those reports suggested that phosphorus may have been poisoned by contaminated Pu’er and fermented teas.

When you purchase a movie right developed by Yoozoo Three-body problem In the 2015 series, there was a problem with planning to develop the film under its own production team. This included advanced changes during production and set difficulties. The Hollywood Reporter. Eventually, the company gave up its efforts, sold the rights to the movie to Netflix, and sold the trilogy video game production to a Chinese company.