Chinese newspapers have been piecing together Foxconn worker Sun Danyong's final hours, and claim to have recovered his final text message to his girlfriend, sent two hours before he died. It's clear something horrible was happening to him:
"My dear, I'm sorry, go back home tomorrow, something has happened to me, please don't tell my family, don't contact me, this is the first time that I have ever begged you, please agree to that! I am so sorry!"
And in what is reportedly his final online chat—supposedly verified as authentic—Sun tells a friend he never stole the phone, and thinks it was swiped. He also again implies that he was tortured, or at least forcefully detained and interrogated with physical force, clearly contradicting what Foxconn's security chief told a Chinese paper: