The Tainan District Prosecutors Office said Lin Ming-hui and two others, identified only by their surnames, Chang and Cheng, were suspected of negligence resulting in death, Taiwan's official Central News Agency reported.

The office requested their detention to prevent collusion or other acts that could disrupt the investigation, CNA said. The death toll in the quake stands at 41 , with all but two of the deaths coming in the building collapse. More than 100 people are believed to still be trapped…