Man Decapitates himself in Gruesome Suicide by Car

A man in Miaoli County tied one end of a steel cable around a utility pole, and the other end around his neck, before getting into his car and stepping on the gas this afternoon, January 16. Shortly after 3:00 pm police in Zhunan Township received a call from a horrified member of the public who reported stumbling across a human head on the sidewalk on Kezhuan Road. Upon investigation, police located the head, and found the headless body of

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Man Rescued From Burning Car: Wife Jumps to Her Death

A man attempted to commit suicide by setting his car alight but was rescued by police. When the man’s wife was informed of the incident, she jumped to her death from their 9th floor apartment. Shortly before 3:00am, police in Sanmin District, Kaohsiung city attended to a report of a car on fire under a bridge. When the officers arrived, they heard a call for help, and found a man beside the burning car. The officers pulled the man away

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American Kills Himself in Court After Marijuana Conviction

An American cram school teacher killed himself in a courthouse in Changhua County this morning after being sentenced to a four year prison term for growing marijuana. Upon hearing the judges decision, 41 year-old Tyrel Martin Marhanka, Chinese name 李瑪翰 (Li Mahan), pulled a pair of scissors out of his pocket and stabbed himself in the neck. Marhanka was rushed to hospital but the damage to blood vessels and his windpipe was too severe and doctors were unable to save

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