Anambra man allegedly commits suicide after abandonment by wife

The Anambra State Police has confirmed the death of 47-year-old man identified as Samuel Nweke, who reportedly committed suicide after a quarrel with his wife. 

It is suspected that the deceased who left a suicide note in his apartment at Awada, Idemili North Local Government Area of Anambra State, took the decision after his wife left their home on February 25 following a disagreement. 

Anambra State’s Police Spokesperson, Haruna Mohammed said Nweke’s corpse was removed by his relatives. He also disclosed that the state’s commissioner of police, John Abang has ordered an investigation into the incident. 

Mohammed said “Police detectives attached to Awada division visited the scene, cordoned off the area and photographed the victim after he was confirmed dead by a medical doctor. 

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“No marks of violence were seen on the victim’s body, but what appears like a suicide note was discovered beside the body of the deceased. The corpse was evacuated by the victim’s relatives.

“Preliminary investigation revealed that the deceased had an altercation with his wife and that made her to leave her matrimonial home on February 25, leaving the husband alone in the house.”

Mohammed said the Commissioner of Police in the state, John Abang, had ordered a discreet investigation to ascertain the circumstances surrounding the incident.

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