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E/R: JHS Pupil, 16, commits suicide

A 16-year-old Junior High School Student of Child of Hope Preparatory School at Akyem Osiem has committed suicide.

The deceased, Barbara Asante was found hanging in the kitchen of her parents’ house at Akyem Tafo on Tuesday.

The body of the deceased has been deposited at the Akyem Tafo Hospital Morgue. The cause of death is, however, not yet known.

A witness told Starr News that the deceased went missing on Tuesday, which was a holiday for pupils in Ghana.

A search for her whereabout by her mother proved futile but she was later found hanging in the kitchen when her mother went to cook for the family.

The Police was notified after which inventories were taken at the crime scene.

Information gathered indicates that, the deceased had complained that, she was seeing strange creatures following her and compelling her to kill herself.

The devastated family of the deceased is currently assisting police to investigate the incident.



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