News Anchor Learns of Colleague's Suicide as She's Reporting It
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Lee Chingyu, an anchor for Taiwan's Next TV News, choked back tears as she discovered live on air that a friend and colleague at another network had been found dead in an apparent suicide.
CtiTV anchorman Erich Shih, 46, died at home
Thursday, apparently by his own hand. His wife discovered his body
around 5 p.m., with a plastic bag over his head. He left no note, and
there were no signs of a break-in.
had been with CtiTV since 2008, and previously worked as a U.S.
correspondent for TVBS. Others at Next TV reportedly knew him and
learned of his death for the first time as they worked to report it.