DJ Tweets Suicide Note
South Korean says farewell in under 140 characters
By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff
Posted Jun 17, 2010 5:34 AM CDT
South Korean police say the Twitter suicide is the first case of its kind in the country.   (?michperu)

(Newser) – A South Korean DJ said his final farewell to the world in 140 characters or less. The family of the 27-year-old man reported him missing after he left a suicide note on Twitter, reading: "I'm going to commit suicide. To all of you, even those who shared the slightest friendship with me, I love you." Police found Lee Kye-Hwa's body hanging from a ferry dock in Seoul, the Telegraph reports. Some of his Twitter followers tried in vain to track him down after reading the tweet.

 

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