American kills himself in Taiwan court upon drug conviction

June 17, 2016 9:18 AM

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BEIJING – Taiwan says an American man killed himself by slashing his neck with a scissor blade inside a courtroom after being given a four-year sentence on drugs charges.

The official Central News Agency said 41-year-old Tyrel Martin Marhanka was rushed to a hospital where he was pronounced dead Thursday.

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