He had arrived in New Zealand in around 1880, and a mining accident had left him unable to continue to work. He was living on the streets, and hoped that his friends would assist him in returning to China. Lionel Terry shot him at 7:45 pm with a revolver, and Joe Kum Yung died around 10:00 pm that night.
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 'Race killing in Wellington's Haining St', URL: https://nzhistory.govt.nz/race-killing-lionel-terry-murders-joe-kum-yung-in-haining-st-wellington, (Ministry for Culture and Heritage), updated 19-Jan-2017
- ↑ 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Murder aimed to spread ‘yellow peril’ message. (n.d.). Retrieved 10 July 2017, from http://www.stuff.co.nz/national/crime/64512110/murder-aimed-to-spread-yellow-peril-message
- ↑ Radio New Zealand. (2015, January 30). How to be dead - Writer Chris Tse | Voices | RNZ. Retrieved 10 July 2017, from http://www.radionz.co.nz/national/programmes/voices/audio/20165499/how-to-be-dead-writer-chris-tse
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