A 84-year-old man has been confirmed dead after committing suicide by hanging in Enugu. The deceased identified as Mathias Uzo was found dangling on a tree.
The Enugu State Police who confirmed the suicide incident which occurred at Ezere in Awgu local government Area of Enugu state, also announced the arrest of one Emeka Ogbonna of Umueze in Nkanu West local government Area over the death of another native, Emeka Edeh Ngwu.
Enugu Police spokesperson Ebere Amaraizu said “the deceased, Emmanuel Edeh Ngwu had gone to separate a fight between the suspect and his wife on 25/11/19 before the suspected gave him a chase with a stick, resulting in his falling into a well inside their neighbour’s compound.
“He was later rescued from the well and taken to the University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital Ituku/Ozalla for medical attention and was later confirmed dead.
“The state commissioner of police, Ahmad Avdurrahman has directed for a full scale investigation into the incident.”