A 14-year-old Senior Secondary School student of Kess College in Ekredjebor area of Ughelli, Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta State, has reportedly committed suicide over a failed relationship with her boyfriend.
According to Vanguard, the deceased simply identified as Favour who was in SS1, was found dangling from a ceiling fan in her home with a suicide note stating reasons for her action.
Her corpse was said to have been discovered by a friend who had visited Favour to make her hair.
A resident of the area said the deceased is an only child of her parents and was home alone when she carried out the act.
“It was one of the girl’s friends that raised an alarm when she saw her body dangling from a ceiling fan. When people came into the house, they also saw a note she had written, stating that she decided to take her life owing to a failed relationship with a male from the same school she attended.” the resident said
A Police source at the Ughelli ‘B’ Division Police Station confirmed the incident and said investigations into the matter is ongoing. The source added that the body of the deceased has been deposited in the morgue.