Wednesday night's Foxconn employee death was suicide: police

10:59, May 27, 2010      

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An initial police investigation into the latest death at Foxconn Technology Group's Shenzhen plant on Wednesday night said the employee committed suicide, Shenzhen City police said Thursday.

The Public Security Bureau in Shenzhen said the deceased man, surnamed He, was 23 years old, single and from northwest China's Gansu Province. He began work at the plant on June 18 last year.

Policemen from Yousong police station rushed to the plant after receiving reports at about 11:20 p.m. Wednesday.

Witnesses saw the man jump from a balcony on the seventh floor of the C2 dormitory building at the plant, police said.

It was the 10th deaths by jumping from a building and the 12th such attempts at the plant this year. Two Foxconn employees survived their suicide attempts but sustained severe injuries.

Source:Xinhua
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