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Singapore coroner rules US scientist committed suicide

A family photo shows US scientist Shane Todd, who was found hanged in Singapore in June 2012. A Singapore state coroner ruled Monday that Todd committed suicide and was not murdered, as his family claim.A Singapore coroner ruled Monday that a US scientist found hanged in the city-state in 2012 committed suicide during a bout of depression and was not murdered as his family claimed. The US government, which had expressed strong interest in the case of electronics engineer Shane Todd, said the coroner's inquiry was "comprehensive, fair and transparent".