70-year-old man found dead in apparent suicide in Alburquerque town

By Bohol Island News Staff | 07:04 PM September 22, 2019

A 70-year-old man was found dead in an apparent suicide inside his family’s home in Alburquerque town today, three days after a woman died in another apparent suicide in Cortes town.

The man was found hanging inside his room at 12 noon on Sunday, September 22, Alburquerque police said.

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Initial information of the investigation revealed that the victim was found in a kneeling position beside his bed with a rope tide around his neck inside his hut.

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Police is still conducting further investigation to determine the cause of his death.

Meanwhile, to those who are in emotional crisis and in need of immediate assistance, please contact the 24/7 hotline Tawag Paglaum at 0939-937-5433/0939-936-5433/0927-654-1629.

Editor’s note: Bohol Island News Team decided to withheld the names of the victims in suicide cases to respect the privacy of their families.


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