66-year-old grandpa found dead in apparent suicide in Batuan

This is the fifth incident of suicide cases this month.

By Bohol Island News Staff | 02:02 PM September 23, 2019

A 66-year-old man was found dead in an apparent suicide in Batuan town on Saturday morning, police said.

The body of the man was discovered hanging from a mango tree by a neighbor at past 6 a.m.,September 21. The neighbor informed the wife who immediately when to the area.

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A rope was tied around the neck of the man. The wife with the help of some neighbors untied the rope to revive the man. However, they failed to revive the man.

In an investigation, the man had attempted suicides many times. Hours before the incident, the incident, he told his son to stay strong to support the family since he would be gone.

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The police said there was no foul play of the incident.

This is the fifth incident of suicide cases this month.

Last Sunday, September 22, a 70-year-old man from Alburquerque town took his life, three days after a 27-year-old woman died in an apparent suicide in Cortes town.

READ: Boy, 10, kills self after mother’s scolding

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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