Two U.S.-based medical examiners agreed with a Singaporean pathologist's findings that an American engineer died by hanging in what appeared to be a suicide in the city-state last year, a Singapore government lawyer said Monday at a coroner's inquiry into the death.The two pathologists had made their findings on the cause of Shane Todd's death after another U.S. medical examiner, engaged by Mr. Todd's parents, judged that the man was killed, Senior State Counsel Tai Wei Shyong said in his opening statement for the 12-day inquiry.Mr. Todd, a 31-year-old research scientist, was found dead in his apartment last June just days after leaving his job at Singapore's state-run Institute of Microelectronics, or IME.Singapore's inquiry into Mr. Todd's death came after the man's parents waged a high-profile campaign challenging the police's initial findings of suicide. The Todd family contends Mr. Todd may have been killed in relation to his work researching semiconductor material for the IME.The...
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