Eastern Region: Tailor, 35 Commits Suicide at Adjikpo over Prolonged Elephantiasis

A 35-year -old Tailor, Tamatey Mawunge who lives at Adjikpo a suburb of Yilo Krobo Constituency in the Eastern Region has committed suicide.

The deceased Tamatey Mawunge, was found hanging from a rope on a ceiling with a yellow rope in his room.

According to Tematey Isaac, brother of the deceased, Mawunge said he had a call on Thursday morning at about 7:00a.m. that his late brother is dead and upon quick response rushing to their family house at Adjikpo, found out that the said brother has hanged himself.

He disclosed further that the deceased who was suffering with a long term illness of elephantiasis on his right leg was always calling for his death following the long over-due of the unhealed sickness.

Confirming the incident to First1News, Police Commander for Somanya District, DSP Isaac Kojo Otsin said, “Upon report from the brother of the deceased at the District police headquarters in the Yilo Municipality proceeded to the scene and found late Tamatey Mawunge wearing wine long sleeve with light blue jeans short hanged on a ceiling with a yellow rope.”

Meanwhile, the body of the deceased has been deposited at the Atua Government Hospital Morgue for preservation and autopsy.

Source: first1news.com|Samuel Sackey|Ghana



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