Man hangs himself in lorry

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GEORGE TOWN, June 9, 2012: A woman who brought lunch for her lorry driver husband found him hanged in the back of his vehicle.

Quah Seong Eng’s wife, who declined to be named, said she had gone to the vehicle parked near their house along Jalan C.Y. Choy at about 10.30am here yesterday.

“I was shocked when I found him at the back of the lorry,” she said, adding that Quah, 32, had been complaining about stress at work for the past few days.

“I never thought that it would come to this,” said the wife.

Quah, she added, was very close to their three children, aged between two and six.

George Town OCPD Asst Comm Gan Kong Meng said the case had been classified as sudden death.

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