In Ghana, man commits suicide at Hotel
InformAfrica – Suicide at a hotel? Ghanaian Police in the Sunyani area is working to solve the mystery surrounding the death of a Ghanaian man at a prestigious hotel in Sunyani.
The police in the early hours of Tuesday June 26, 2012, retrieved the body of one Henry Armah, believed to be in his 40′s, which was found hanging on a ceiling fan in one of the rooms at the hotel.
The body has since been deposited at the regional hospital in Sunyani.
Detective Inspector Jacob Atampuri, head of the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) of the Sunyani Municipal Police Command told newsmen on Wednesday that the police suspects suicide.
He said information gathered from the hotel indicates that the deceased booked the facility on the night of Monday June 25, this year.
Detective Atampuri said the police found some receipts on the deceased which revealed that he had changed some currencies from a Forex bureau at Labadi, in Accra.
He appealed to the general pubic to help the police with information about the deceased as well as tracing his relatives.
Suicide is said to be the eighth leading cause of death in males and the 16th leading cause of death in females. The higher frequency of completed suicides in males versus females is consistent across the life span.
Courtesy Ghana News Agency