Suicide of Zhejiang official met with shock – SCMP

From the South China Morning Post, via Asia Media:

An official in charge of economic development in , the mainland’s richest province, has jumped to his death from his office building amid an investigation by the provincial anti-graft watchdog.

Shi Jiuwu, director of the provincial Development and Reform Commission, is the latest in a series of senior provincial officials who have committed or attempted suicide in recent months during investigations.

Shi’s fatal leap happened at about 2pm on Friday from the third-floor bathroom window of the commission building in the provincial government compound. Provincial anti-graft investigators had questioned him that morning.


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