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(China Daily)
Updated: 2009-11-30 07:40

Fall kills deputy mayor

The deputy mayor of Wugang city in Hunan province has committed suicide, according to a statement issued by the city government of Shaoyang, which has jurisdiction over Wugang.

Yang Kuansheng jumped from the government dormitory building where he lived at about 6 am on Thursday, the statement said.

A team of provincial and municipal police and legal medical experts said on Friday that Yang, who was suffering from depression, killed himself. Yang's family has not accepted the findings and claim that many wounds were seen on his body.

(China Daily 11/30/2009 page3)