Monday, August 13, 2012

Chinese Hangs Self; Found Dead in Room

From: The Oakland Evening Tribune, 06 March 1912, Page 1, Column 4

Chinese Hangs Self; Found Dead in Room

Using a piece of Chinese straw rope, Lung Hi, a Chinese laborer, 38 years of age, hanged himself last night in a room off Harrison street near Fifth. The dead man was a former employe [sic] of the chinese tobacco shops of Oakland, but had been out of work for some months. The deceased was married.

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