A 45-year-old man, Thomas Agyei has committed suicide over alleged marital problems in Adeiso in the Upper West Akyem District in Eastern Region.
He was found hanging in his room at about 4:00 am on December 1, 2021
Benjamin Okyere, a resident of Salem, a suburb of Adeiso where the incident occurred said he had information that Thomas Agyei alias Paa Joe has committed suicide by hanging hence quickly reported the incident to the police
According to the Public Relations Officer of the Eastern Regional Police Command, DSP Ebenezer Tetteh, police proceeded to the scene where the deceased was seen lying clenched in a supine position.
He said police noticed that a yellow electric cable wire tied around a wood under the roof and a piece of it beside the body.
After taking inventories, the body was removed and deposited at Nsawam Government Hospital mortuary for autopsy.
Starr News has gathered that the now-deceased person recently bitterly complained to the father about the fact that his wife has walked out of the marriage and parked all her things from the house.
The Eastern region continues to record many suicide cases.
A total of sixty (60) suicide cases were recorded in the region during the first quarter of this year placing it second to the Ashanti region which recorded the highest suicide cases in Ghana with 61 incidents out of 417 recorded in the country during the period, according to the Ghana Health Service.
About a month ago, a 25-year-old man, Kwasi Antwi, allegedly committed suicide by hanging on about 15 feet tall coconut tree after climbing with a ladder.
The bizarre incident occurred Monday, October 11, 2021, at about 5:30 am in Akyem Aperade Bonkagyeesu, a farming Community in Achiase District in the Eastern region.
preservation and autopsy
On October 27, 2021, Lawrence Kportuphe, Communications officer of the opposition NDC in Nsawam Adoagyiri also committed suicide by hanging.