A butcher in Ekpoma, the Edo State has launched residents to a state of mourning after committing suicide in his home.
Peter Uche, a middle-aged man allegedly hanged himself with a towel in his room in the early hours of today.
The residents found him hanging from the window of his room and, later, he was hurried to the hospital where he was confirmed dead.
The reason for his action is still unknown, since some eyewitnesses confirmed not to show signs of being depressed before his death.
Watch the moment the man's body was brought out of the room:
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Butcher hangs himself with a towel in Edo. . . The people of Ekpoma, Edo State, were this morning thrown into mourning, following the news of the tragic death of a middle-aged man. . . Peter Uche, who was a butcher, allegedly hanged himself with a towel in his room in the early hours of today. . . He was found dangling through his room’s window and was subsequently rushed to the hospital where he was confirmed dead. The reason behind his action remains unknown. . . Follow @mediagist for more exclusive updates.