The Enugu State Police Command has begun investigation to unravel circumstances leading to suicide incident in Iheakpu-Obolloafor community in Udenu Local Government Area of the state.
The command’s spokesman, SP Ebere Amaraizu, said in a statement on Sunday in Enugu that the incident happened on February 21 at about 7 a.m.
Amaraizu said that the lifeless body of one Kenneth Ugwuattama was found on a tree, where he (Ugwuattama) had allegedly hanged himself with a rope on a tree behind his house.
He said that there was an uneasy calm at Iheakpu-Obolloafor community as family members and sympathizers of the Ugwuattama family woke up to see that the deceased, Kenneth Ugwuattama, had died.
He said: “It was gathered that the deceased identified as one Kenneth Ugwuattama, aged about 40 years, had allegedly hanged himself with a rope on a tree behind his house on that fateful day.’’
The spokesman noted that the body of the deceased had been recovered and deposited in a morgue in Oboallafor for preservation and autopsy.