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26-year-old man hangs self in Baclayon

Another person has died by apparent suicide, police have confirmed. The death comes six days after a 15 year-old student took his own life.

A 26-year-old man was found dead in the ceiling of their home in Baclayon town.

Nikko (not his real name) apparently killed himself inside the ceiling of their living room, according to Princess Millabe, a non-uniform personnel of the Baclayon Police Station.

It was the father who discovered the lifeless body of his son at past 3 p.m. on Tuesday, July 9.

READ: Grade 10 student found hanging dead at home in Dauis

According to Police Corporal Manuel Cuaco, Jr., while the family were at the living room, they were surprised of dark red liquid which was dripping from the ceiling.

Suspecting that the liquid might be blood, the father traced it to the ceiling of their house and found his son already lifeless with a cable wire tied around his neck.

Police said that they were alerted to an incident at 4 p.m. on that same day.

READ: College student found dead hanging on a tree in Tagbilaran City

READ: College student found hanging dead had relational problems, police say

Subsequent investigation revealed that there were no indications of foul play behind the man’s death.

The family said they last saw Nikko last July 7 at 5 p.m.

READ: Father hangs himself after son wanted to cook his pet pigeon

Before his death, Nikko is said to be dealing with financial problem.

This is the fourth case in Bohol since June of people taking their own lives.

Meanwhile,  to those who are in emotional crisis and in need of immediate assistance, please contact the 24/7 HOPELINE at: (02) 804-HOPE (4673), 0917 558 HOPE (4673), 2919 (toll-free number for all GLOBE and TM subscribers). You can also contact Manila Lifeline Centre  at (02) 8969191 and  0917 854 9191.

 

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