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This video image taken from CCTV shows Gu Kailai, center, the wife of disgraced politician Bo Xilai, standing trial in the Intermediate People's Court in the eastern Chinese city of Hefei Thursday Aug. 9, 2012. According to testimony Thursday in one of China's highest-profile murder trials in years, Gu lured British businessman Neil Heywood to a hotel in the southwestern mega-city of Chongqing, where she got him drunk and fed him poison. The secretive trial of Gu and a household aide, who are accused of murdering Bo family associate Heywood, ended in less than a day at the court. (AP Photo/CCTV via APTN) CHINA OUT, TV OUT

Confession in China's murder scandal

Gu Kailai, the wife of ousted Communist Party Politburo member Bo Xilai,

confessed to murdering British businessman Neil Heywood

on Aug. 9 and blamed a mental breakdown for the events that

brought her to trial and toppled her once-powerful politician husband, Bo Xilai.