Italian businessman commits suicide over failed contract
Man hangs himself in the workplace, leaves letters04 February, 14:48
The man, 62, reportedly feared for his job after his company lost a major contract, and was also concerned for his son, another employee.
Investigators are studying two letters that have led them to believe the man's actions were work-related.
Italy has seen in steady rise in the rate of suicides in the past year amid its economic crisis.
The deaths have often involved indebted small-business owners and the unemployed, as well as people struggling with steeply rising tax bills.