Singapore fast-track inquiry into U.S. engineer death after pressure from Washington

Reuters, 27 Mar 2013
The public inquiry into the death of an American engineer found hanged in his Singapore apartment last year will start on May 13, the Southeast Asian city-state said on Tuesday.
"At the subordinates court this afternoon, the coroner decided to schedule the inquiry on Mr. Shane Todd's death to commence on May 13," a spokeswoman for the Attorney General's office told Reuters.
Todd, 31, was found dead in his apartment in June last year. Singapore police said he probably committed suicide but his parents believe he was murdered, possibly because of his involvement in a project between Singapore's Institute of Microelectronics and Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei. Full story