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Jobless Sardinian hangs self

'Depressed' by fruitless job searches

03 January, 10:58
Jobless Sardinian hangs self (ANSA) - Cagliari, January 3 - An unemployed construction worker hanged himself in his garden in central Sardinia on New Year's Day, police said Friday.

His wife and daughter, who found the body, told police the 51-year-old was depressed after years of fruitless job searches.

The man had previously travelled abroad and to other parts of Italy to find work, including a stint in Bologna, they said.

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