Four members of the same family were murdered because of a dispute over business.
The victim was Jeff Ding who was a lecturer at Manchester Metropolitan University.
He was killed with his wife and daughters at their home two years ago.
The court rejected 54 year old Anxiang Du's claim that it was manslaughter.
Ashley Derricott reports.
More top news
Here's tomorrow's weather forecast with Jo
The weather for this week
A man was fighting for life in hospital after falling from the sky in a paragliding accident at City Airport at Barton, Greater Manchester.