Man Leaps to His Death When Girlfriend Won't Stop Shopping
They got into a fight about shoes, witnesses say
By Newsy, a Newser Video Partner
Posted Dec 10, 2013 1:13 PM CST
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(Newser) – A Chinese man reportedly took to drastic measures after his girlfriend refused to stop shopping. After shopping at a mall in China for more than five hours with his girlfriend, 38-year-old Tao Hsiao reportedly responded to her request to go into one more store by leaping over the railing seven floors to his death. Eyewitnesses say the couple got into a "really heated argument" about shoes before Tao threw his bags on the ground and leaped over the balcony.

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disenfranchised
Dec 11, 2013 4:58 AM CST
..our local malls, sadly, are only two stories high.
Nebuzar-adan
Dec 11, 2013 2:33 AM CST
A little taste of Capitalism and the woman can't stop herself. Like her government who builds with no clear purpose, she seems to be shopping for the sake of shopping; which isn't news until the mans empty bank account drives him to suicide.
robert
Dec 11, 2013 1:30 AM CST
After seeing him laid out on the floor dead, she went shopping for a dress for his funeral!