Official in Chinese city hit by massive landslide of piled-up construction waste kills himself

December 28, 2015 4:30 AM

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BEIJING – Police in southern China say a local government official has killed himself, a week after a landslide from a pileup of construction waste in his city left scores missing and presumed dead.

A statement from the Shenzhen police said the head of the Urban Management Bureau in the city's Guangming New District jumped to his death from a building Sunday.

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