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09.14.2012 15:00

Corruption Allegations Surround Suicide of Hainan Official

A land bureau official who committed suicide was caught up in a graft investigation over illegal land seizures
By staff reporters Fu Yanyan and Lin Yunshi

(Beijing) – A former Hainan Province land policy official involved in a major corruption probe killed himself by jumping from an office building.

Police confirmed that Qionghai City Land Environment and Resource Bureau Deputy Director Dai Xiangchuan committed suicide on September 13.

According to the state-run media outlet People's Daily Online, Dai left a suicide note which stated: "I want to finish my life, because I'm no longer well and I feel stress at work."

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