Sad News Mampong student nurse commits suicide over choice of course

The deceased named Bertha Frimpong allegedly drunk Dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (DDT) and fell unconscious.

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A first year student of the Mampong Nursing and Midwifery Training College on Thursday committed suicide in protest over the course she was offered by the college.

The deceased named Bertha Frimpong allegedly drunk Dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (DDT) and fell unconscious.

She was rushed to the Mampong hospital and was referred to the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH) where she died.

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The Mampong Divisional Commander of Police, Chief Superintendent of Police, Mr Wisdom Lavoe told the Graphic Online that information picked up by the police showed that the deceased was not satisfied with the course of study she was offered at the college.

He said the deceased had wanted to pursue General Nursing but was offered Health Assistant Clinical, and had subsequently expressed her dissatisfaction for the course.

He said that the police did not, however, find any suicide note.

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