In one of those bitter twists of irony, the wife of the architect who is at the center of the recent building structure data scandal has leapt to her own death from a housing complex.

Forging quake resistance data for several years the architect, Aneha Hidetsugu, has been embroiled in a controversy that has seen a number of buildings he designed or did the quake data calculations to be declared unsafe and some pulled down. A poor economy and alleged pressure from construction contractors forced him to compromise his designs on apartments and other buildings and forge the strength data results. When they came to light in several apartments buildings and hotels his career was destroyed. Now the choice of suicide of his wife was another apartment complex.

No suicide note was left.

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