Iran hangs five drug smugglers

Iran has hanged five people in prison who were convicted of drug trafficking, the justice department in the southern province of Kerman said in a report by ILNA news agency on Saturday.

Saturday, 2 February, 2013, 7:15pm

Li Wangyang hanging case puzzling, Australian pathology expert says

Li Wangyang

An Australian forensics professor has pointed to puzzling elements surrounding the death of dissident Li Wangyang at a hospital in Shaoyang in June.

But Dr Stephen Cordner said not enough information was available to determine whether Li hanged himself, as claimed by the authorities.

24 Aug 2012 - 3:42am

Body of man found hanging from tree on Bund

The body of a young man was discovered hanging from a tree on Shanghai's Bund waterfront early yesterday morning.

Photographs of the man's body dangling from the tree were circulated on internet message boards yesterday, followed by a brief news report in local media.

3 Nov 2010 - 12:00am

Mother hangs herself from tree

A 50-year-old woman committed suicide by hanging herself from a tree in Aberdeen Country Park - the same site where her daughter hanged herself from a metal stand last week. Poon Siu-yin was found hanging from the tree in Aberdeen Reservoir Road by a male hiker at about 7am. He called police and Poon was declared dead at the scene by ambulance crew.

13 May 2008 - 12:00am

In Brief

Murderers hanged in Japan

TOKYO - Japan executed three men for murder, including a rapist who stabbed to death a previous victim in revenge for testifying against him. Justice Minister Kunio Hatoyama said the hangings were in line with his push to speed up the pace of executions. AP

Troops attack Tiger bunkers

2 Feb 2008 - 12:00am

City Briefs

Debt pushes man to death

A debt-ridden man hanged himself in his Hunghom home in Lok Man Sun Chuen, leaving a death note asking his elder brother to look after their mother. The 42-year-old was found hanging from a rope inside his unit at 7.30am.

23 Mar 2006 - 12:00am

Man dies in 28-floor plunge

A man, 40, fell 28 floors to his death from his flat while hanging out laundry.

18 Nov 2001 - 12:00am

Housewife found hanged in bedroom after argument with daughter

A housewife was found hanged yesterday after a row with her daughter, who claimed to be ill and wanted to miss school.

The woman, 42, later went into the bedroom of her flat in Hang On Estate, Ma On Shan, and locked the door. When it was later opened with a spare key, she was found hanging from a belt.

23 Oct 2001 - 12:00am

11-year-old girl found hanged

Updated at 11.51am: An 11-year-old girl was found hanged on Tuesday in the bathroom of her Kowloon Tong home, police said.

The girl was found by her grandmother at 7.06am, a police spokesman said. She was rushed to the Caritas Medical Centre where she was declared dead a little over an hour later.

4 Sep 2001 - 12:00am

Prisoner found hanged in Kwun Tong police cell

A 32-year-old prisoner hanged himself in a cell of Kwun Tong police station yesterday, police said.

17 Jul 2001 - 12:00am

Hanged girl rescued

A three-year-old girl was being treated in hospital after she was found hanging from a curtain cord in a bedroom of her family's flat in Ying Yeung Street, Ma Tau Wai.

29 Sep 2000 - 12:00am

Man found hanged

A man in his 40s hanged himself in the cargo loading area of Hunghom KCR station. A cleaner found him tied to a rope outside a disused building in the compound.

14 Sep 2000 - 12:00am

Mother found hanging

A mother of two, 36, was critically ill last night after being found hanging in the toilet of her eighth-floor flat at Mei King Street, Hunghom, by her youngest daughter.

14 Jul 2000 - 12:00am

Inspector hanged

A customs inspector, 30, was found dead, hanging from a belt tied to a window frame in the toilet of his Lei Kung Street flat in Hunghom last night. A death note, found in the flat, said the man was unhappy because of pressure of work.

13 Jul 2000 - 12:00am

Hanged teenager dies

A 15-year-old girl died at Queen Mary Hospital last night after she was found hanging from a towel at her home in Lei Tung Estate, Aberdeen. No note was found and the girl's mother said there had been no arguments.

6 Jun 2000 - 12:00am