Man commits suicide, leaves emotional message to wife
A 58-year-old man identified as Emmanuel Oteng has committed suicide at Pumpside, a suburb of Assin Fosu in the Central Region.
He was found hanging at the back of his house around 2:05 am on Saturday, November 25, 2023.
The deceased is believed to have been battling an intense boil disease for a long time.
He purportedly left an emotional suicide note to his wife and children, suggesting the contribution they made towards his battle with the disease.
The note reads in twi, “Yaa Mede Nyame Gya Mo, Onka Moho, W’ako nkoden”. To wit, Yaa, ”I leave you under the protection of God. May he forever be with you, for you have fought a good fight’.
The wife of the deceased, Madam Joyce Akomaning, indicated that her husband disappeared from the room at about midnight without her notice.
She mounted a search for him and later found his lifeless body hanging.
She shouted for help and subsequently reported to the police.
Upon receiving the information, police rushed to the scene.
The examination conducted on the body revealed a swollen jaw.
They removed the body and sent it to St. Francis Xavier Hospital in Assin Fosu, where a medical doctor on duty examined and officially confirmed the death.
The body has since been deposited at the same hospital facility morgue for preservation pending further investigation.