Tue. Aug 20th, 2019

Mental health patient found dead after alleged suicide

A funeral was held for a mental health patient yesterday, December 20, after he was found dead inside his bedroom for allegedly committing suicide on December 11.

Based on the police report, the 54-year-old victim was found dead by his brother at around 2:30am at their residence in Delui, Koror. The latter immediately called the authorities to ask for assistance.

According to the police, the man allegedly used an electrical chord and tied himself to the bed’s post enough for him to hang himself by just sitting down.

The victim, according to the police, had been a long-time behavioral health patient.

Police are still conducting further investigation on the case. (Rhealyn C. Pojas)