A 47-year-old man allegedly deserted by his wife in Anambra State has committed suicide.
Odogwublog gathered that the deceased’s wife abandoned him in February following a quarrel.
The victim, it was gathered, left a suicide note which had not been made public by the police in the state.
The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Haruna Mohammed confirmed the incident to our correspondent, adding that the matter was reported at the Awada Police Station on Wednesday.
He said,” On the 04/03/2020 at about 12:10pm,there was a report at Awada Police Station that a decomposing body of one Samuel Nweke ‘m’ aged about 47years was discovered in his apartment at No 5 Chief Nwankwo Sreet Awada in Idemili North Local Government Area of Anambra State.
“Following the report,Police detectives attached to Awada division visited the scene,cordoned off the area and photographed the victim affte rhe was confirmed dead by a medical doctor.
“No marks of violence seen on the victim’s body but what appears like a suicide note was discovered beside the body of the Deceased.Corpse evacuated by the victim’s relatives.
“Meanwhile, preliminary investigation revealed that the Deceased had an altercation with his wife and that made her to leave her matrimonial home on 25/02/2020 leaving deceased alone in the house.
Mohammed said the Commissioner of Police in the state, John Abang, had ordered for a discreet investigation to ascertain circumstances surrounding the incident. Related news