Exhausted Boyfriend Kills Himself Rather Than Going Into Another Shoe Store

Emergency crew removes the body of mall suicide victim

He said:  You have more shoes than you could wear in a lifetime.  It’s pointless buying any more.She said:  You’re a skinflint.  You’re spoiling Christmas.And with that, 38-year-old Tao Hsiao rallied his strength one more time—tossing his heavy packages to the floor, hoisting himself over the railing, and jumping seven stories to his death.     *     *     *     *     *You may have seen reports of the story, which took place earlier in December in an east China shopping mall. … [Read more...]