Suicide succeeds in his 2nd attempt

VINTAR, Ilocos Norte, Nov. 9, 2020– On his first attempt, he slashed his wrist and survived but on his second try, he succeeded.

This was how the bereaved family described the victim’s tragic fate.

P/Major Arnel Tabaog, the town police chief, said in a Nov. 7 report that the victim, 71, was found dead by a nephew when he arrived home from the farm.

The victim used a nylon cord in hanging himself.

Investigation showed that the victim was suffering from a lingering illness, thus, he wanted to end his life apparently thinking he was a burden to the family. (tri-media report)