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
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
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
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
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 bunkers2 Feb 2008 - 12:00am
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
A man, 40, fell 28 floors to his death from his flat while hanging out laundry.18 Nov 2001 - 12:00am
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
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
A 32-year-old prisoner hanged himself in a cell of Kwun Tong police station yesterday, police said.17 Jul 2001 - 12:00am