Man charged in woman's beating death: A Markham man has been charged with second-degree murder after a severely beaten woman died in hospital. Cathy (Hua Ying) Chin, 26, of Major St. died Thursday night, almost a week after receiving serious head injuries during a beating. She had been on life support at Toronto Western Hospital. A man had beaten her with a 1.8-kilogram (4-pound) wrench just outside her family's downtown home. Robert (Bac Quong) Lu, 24, of Brighton St. in Markham has been charged with second-degree murder and aggravated assault. - Toronto Star (Oct 17, 1992)