Who Shot Chen Shui-Bian?

One year after Taiwan's President Chen Shui-bian and his running mate Annette Lu were wounded on the eve of the island's 2004 election, Taiwan's Criminal Investigation Bureau announced last week that it had a suspect: Chen Yi-hsiung, an unemployed man who blamed the President for his economic woes. The only problem: Chen Yi-hsiung is dead. Police say he drowned off the southern city of Tainan 10 days after the March 19 shooting, a death now considered a suicide. It's a case with huge import: hours after the attempted assassination, President Chen won re-election by a mere 0.2% margin, a vote that...

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