Promising writer dies at 26 from apparent suicide

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2017/04/28
By: Christie Chen, Liu Shih-yi and Sabine Cheng

Taipei, April 28 (CNA) Promising writer Lin Yi-han (林奕含), who published a

From Lin Yi-han (林奕含)’s Facebook page

bestselling novel this year about a girl raped by her teacher, died at the age of 26, allegedly by her own hand, authorities said Friday.

The Taipei City Fire Department said it received a call on Thursday that a woman had hanged herself in her home in Taipei. It confirmed that the woman was Lin, who had been open about her depression and past attempts to take her own life.

The police said a suicide note was found at the scene and initial investigations have ruled out the possibility of foul play.    [FULL  STORY]

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