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Singapore says US scientist depressed, left suicide notes

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A US high-tech researcher whose family claims he was murdered in Singapore was under treatment for depression and left suicide notes before he was found hanged, a public inquiry was told on Monday. 

Shane Todd's girlfriend Shirley Sarmiento and neighbour Michael Goodwin leave the Subordinate courts in Singapore, on May 13, 2013. The scientist whose family claims he was murdered was under treatment for depression and left suicide notes before he was found hanged, a public inquiry was told on Monday.

Senior state counsel Tai Wei Shyong, opening a coroner's inquest into the death of electronics engineer Shane Todd, said there were no signs of foul play in the apartment where his body was found.

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