YANGON - A former drug kingpin and business tycoon known as the original Opium Warlord has died in his home in Myanmar's main city, a source close to the family said Sunday.
Lo Hsing Han died Saturday in Yangon, the source, who spoke on condition of anonymity because he did not have authorisation to speak to the media, said, citing a relative of the former drug kingpin. Lo Hsing Han was believed to be in his mid-70s. The cause of death was not immediately known.
Lo Hsing Han's involvement in the drug trade began more than four decades ago.
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