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Shane Todd

US engineer Shane Todd committed suicide, Singapore coroner finds

American engineer Shane Todd committed suicide in Singapore last year, a coroner's inquiry in the city state concluded yesterday, in a verdict at odds with his family's belief that he was murdered because of his work.

Thursday, 29 August, 2013, 4:13am

Family of US scientist Shane Todd call Singapore inquest a 'sham'

The family of an American scientist found hanged in Singapore last year dismissed on Tuesday the city-state’s findings that he committed suicide as “a sham and a cover-up” for a murder.

18 Jun 2013 - 1:52pm

Suicide 'clear' in death of US scientist, Singapore inquest told

Lawyers for the Singapore government told a coroner's inquest yesterday that an American scientist found hanged last year killed himself and was not murdered, as his family claims.

Summing up state agencies' findings on the death of electronics engineer Shane Todd, they said "it is clear … that the medical cause of Shane's death was asphyxia due to hanging".

18 Jun 2013 - 2:00am

Singapore government says US scientist death was suicide

Lawyers for the Singapore government told a coroner’s inquest on Monday that an American scientist found hanged in the city-state last year killed himself and was not murdered as his family claims.

17 Jun 2013 - 12:49pm

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28 May 2013 - 1:21am

Shane Todd’s family seeks US Congress, Thai expert’s help

The parents of a US scientist found hanged in Singapore last year said on Thursday they will seek a US congressional inquiry and tap a celebrity Thai pathologist to prove their son was murdered.

23 May 2013 - 3:02pm 2 comments

US experts reject murder theory in Shane Todd's death in Singapore

Two US pathologists on Wednesday supported Singapore police findings that an American scientist found hanged last year in the city-state committed suicide and was not murdered as his family claims.

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am

US scientist Shane Todd’s family walks out of Singapore inquest

The family of a US scientist found hanged in Singapore last year walked out of a coroner’s inquiry into their son’s death on Tuesday, saying they had “lost faith” in the proceedings.

22 May 2013 - 1:49am 3 comments

Parents of US scientist Shane Todd hit out at Singapore police

The parents of a US high-tech researcher found hanged last year in Singapore accused local police on Wednesday of failing to preserve evidence and insisted their son was murdered.

15 May 2013 - 9:10pm

Researcher left suicide notes, Singapore inquest told

A US hi-tech researcher whose family claims he was murdered in Singapore was under treatment for depression and left suicide notes before he was found hanged, a public inquiry was told yesterday.

14 May 2013 - 2:20am

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