Newspaper article China Post

Soldier Falls off Building in Suspected Suicide: Report

Newspaper article China Post

Soldier Falls off Building in Suspected Suicide: Report

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TAIPEI, Taiwan -- A soldier of the Army Aviation and Special Forces was reportedly found dead Sunday after falling from a hotel building, sparking speculation that the private committed suicide after his application for early withdrawal was purposely delayed by the military.

The soldier, surnamed Lu, was on leave at the time of his death.

The body was found 7 a.m. at the Sun Spring Resort in Jiaoxi, Yilan, with local police stating they are investigating the exact cause of death.

Lu's family said they suspected that the private committed suicide after his application for early withdrawal from the military was purposely delayed.

The command unit denied the allegation, saying that the case was processed following the standard procedure. …

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