67-year-old man in Lila died in apparent suicide

By Bohol Island News Staff | 09:22 PM September 26, 2019

The family until now remains clueless as to why their 67-year-old grandfather took his own life in Lila town.

Lila Police said the grandfather was doing his daily routine of tending to his carabao in the field on Tuesday afternoon, Sept. 24.

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But the family were shocked when they already saw him hanging inside his room at past 6 p.m. on the same day.

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They told police that for the past days the old man was “silent and lonely”.

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Police said there was no indication of foul play on his death.

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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 name of the victims in suicide cases to respect the privacy of their families.

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