A 22-year-old boy who was hale and hearty has committed suicide by hanging himself on a cashew tree plunging his family and friend into mourning.
A 22-year-old bricklayer, identified as Akabuike Onyedika has left his family and friends in tears after he committed suicide in Enugu.
The young man who lived at Umunkpume Orba in Udenu local government area of Enugu State, committed suicide by hanging himself on a cashew tree inside the bush.
Enugu State Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Ebere Amaraizu, revealed that the deceased was discovered by operatives of the command after he committed suicide.
According to the statement, he said: “the deceased, one Akabuike Onyedika of about 22 years never knew that his exit from the world would have been so untimely.
“Before now, the deceased has been hale, hearty and always engaged in his bricklaying profession. He was sighted by a team of police men where he hung himself under a cashew tree in the bush.
“Akubuike Onyedika, who is believed to be from Isiukwuato Abia State and a bricklayer living at Umunkpume Orba in Udenu local government area of Enugu state was said to have gone out and never seen until security operatives were alerted, who upon information, conducted a search where the deceased was seen hanging under a cashew tree with a rope around his neck.
“A full scale investigation has commenced into the incident, while the dead body of the deceased is now deposited at Prince Eze Hospital Mortuary Obolloafor for necessary action.” he said.