An 18-year-old JHS 3 student, Paa Kwabena has committed suicide at Assin Akropong in the Assin Central District of the Central Region.
He was found hanging with a sponge tied to his neck from the window around 6:30 p.m. on Saturday August 15, 2020. The Assin Akropong community has been thrown into a state of mourning. The deceased is among final year JHS 3 students preparing to write their Basic Education Certificate Examination(BECE) coming September.
Sister of the deceased, Afia Tinkoranmaa, in an interview with First News disclosed that the deceased did not show any sign of worry.
She noted that she sent the deceased to fetch her water around 5:40 p.m.
“I sent him to fetch water, within 20 minutes, I was informed that my brother has committed suicide. He did not show any sign of worry.”
Police in Assin Fosu hurriedly rushed to the scene and conveyed the body to the mortuary for preservation at St. Francis Xavier Hospital at Assin Fosu.