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10-Year-Old Boy Commits Suicide

A ten year old boy, Michael Prah has committed suicide by hanging himself.

 

Residents of Ayensudo New Town near Komenda junction in the Komenda Edina Eguafo Abirem Municipality of the Central region yesterday had a shock of their lives when news broke hot from the cool pot that a ten year old boy, Michael Prah has committed suicide by hanging.

The incident took place at about 5:30pm on the outskirt of his father’s poultry farm.

An elder brother of the deceased, Egya Ekow Affari who confirmed the sad story said, the deceased, Michael Prah and his siblings went to their father’s poultry farm when they closed from school in the afternoon.

He said whiles the children were on the farm, the deceased “Michael Prah who is a class 2 pupil of the Ayensudo M/A primary school could not be traced within a short time.

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He stated that another elder brother, Awortwe who was with the children in the farm spotted Michael standing under an orange tree close to the farm and he called him but there was no answer.

Egya Kow who was full of sorrow said, Awortwe went to Michael only to find him hanging on a nylon rope tied to the orange tree.

Awortwe who simply could not bear the heartbreaking incident shouted which drew a large crowd of people to the scene.

The matter was later reported to the police in Elmina who took the body away after inspecting the scene.

The body has since been deposited at the Central regional hospital's mortiuary.

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