A 42-year-old newspaper vendor, simply identified as Amaechi, has committed suicide in Sapele, Sapele Local Government Area of Delta State.
The deceased was seen dangling on rope tied to his ceiling fan in his apartment today, an indication that he allegedly hanged himself.
It was learnt that the deceased was last seen on Monday.
An eyewitness said the deceased, who is a native of Kwale community said nobody knew when he returned back to the house.
The eyewitness said, “We never knew he had hung himself in his room.
“It was only this morning when we were beginning to inhale some foul odour and people has been coming to ask of him that we suspected foul play.”
Neighbours described the deceased as a “withdrawn person” who hardly interacted with people.
“He was much of a mystery man; nobody knew much about him. We only know him as Amaechi, not even his landlord knows his other name.
“He was not known with any friend or wife, the only family known with him was that his older brother, who died last year and since he died, we learned his family moved back to Kwale.”
Contacted, the Delta State Acting Police Public Relations Officer, ASP Orisewejie Chuks said he was also informed of the development, but could not immediately lay hands on details as at the time he was reached for comments.