Police found a 44-year-old man beside a betel nut stand along Kangle St. (康樂街) in Neihu District, Taipei, around 2:00 this morning, CNA reported. The deceased man was found with multiple stab wounds to his neck and abdomen. A fruit knife was found near the body.
Despite the multiple stab wounds and the man’s known ties to organized crime, police said their preliminary conclusion is that the man committed suicide. The preliminary investigation was concluded at 10:10 this morning. There will allegedly be a further investigation.