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12:19, 16 June 2017

Kazakh man livestreams his own death on Facebook

AKIPRESS.COM - Kazakh man has committed a suicide live on Facebook, Kazakh media report.

Bekjan Kankenov was found hanged at 7:29 on June 16 in the village of Koyankus, Almaty region, local police confirmed to Sputnik Kazakhstan.

His friend said Kankenov's Faceebok was blocked after the incident. 

Murders, suicides and sexual assault have plagued Facebook despite making up a small percentage of videos. In April, Facebook said it was reviewing how it monitored violent footage and other objectionable material after a posting of the fatal shooting of a man in Cleveland, Ohio was visible for two hours before being taken down.


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