A man in the central Chinese city of Zhengzhou appears to have used a homing pigeon to send his suicide note.
Li Yong, a neighbourhood watch volunteer in the city, picked up the pigeon over the weekend in a suburban housing compound.
"We brought it back to the office, and I found some sweet corn to feed it," he told the Zhengzhou Evening News. "When it flew down to eat, I saw a small scroll tied to its leg with a golden thread. Out of curiosity, my friend and I read the letter, and we were shocked to find it was a suicide note. I reported the matter immediately." More...