40-year-old woman commits suicide in Ebonyi


A 40-year-old woman, one Nkemjika Oyibe who hails from Ishinkwo, Abaomege community in Onicha local government area of Ebonyi State has committed suicide by hanging herself on a tree.

When contacted, the Ebonyi State Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, ASP Loveth Odah comfirmed the incident.

He said that the case had been reported to the Command for further investigation.

She stated that the Town Union President of the community whose name was yet to be identified at the time of filling this report got the information from a hunter who discovered the lifeless body of the deceased, and later went to the forest with the elder brother of the deceased, Peter Onyibe to see the corpse for himself.

Odah further explained that the corpse has been released to the family for burial since no suspect had been arrested in connection with the incident.

In a telephone interview with the Town Union President, he collaborated the report that the family did not suspect any person in connection with the death of the deceased.

He added that the lady hung herself and had made similar attempts to commit suicide by taking drugs but she survived it.

According to him, she had a mental problem and had disappeared on December 25, 2017 from public domain.

The President also told newsmen that after several efforts in search of the deceased, the family gave up the search only to be alerted by a hunter who went to check on his trap and saw the deceased corpse dangling on a tree in the forest.


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