JHS boy commits suicide at Akropong

An 18-year-old Junior High School (JHS) final year student has committed suicide at Akropong in the Assin Central municipality of the Central Region.

The deceased, Paa Kwabena, was found hanging on a nylon sponge tied around his neck at 6.30am last Saturday, in a room of the family house.

According to Madam Afia Tinkoranmaa, the deceased’s sister, his brother showed no sign of worry.

She said at about 5.40am, her brother complained of hunger, but she sent him to fetch water for the house before she served him food, and within 20 minutes, she was informed her brother had committed suicide.

The family member reported the tragedy to the Police at Assin-Fosu, and they rushed to the scene and conveyed the body to the mortuary for preservation at St. Francis Xavier Hospital at Assin-Fosu while investigations into the case has begun.-


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