(Graphic)-22-year-old Boy hangs himself on a family mango tree in Anambra


A 22-year-old unemployed man, Chika Alex-Chukwuezie, has hung himself for yet- to- be ascertained reason in Ubaekwem community in Ihiala Local government area of Anambra state.


According to the Nation, the Secondary School school graduate hung himself on a family mango tree.

Shakarasquare.com gathered the deceased until his death was an active youth in the Umuezekwe political ward of Ihiala LGA.

Speaking of his death a family member said the incident is a reoccurring event that plagues the family.

He said: “He was a single unemployed young man who had completed his SSS exams, with the hope to excel in business after schooling.

“One of his uncles also committed suicide at youthful age decades ago.

“The family had to subject itself to spiritual cleansing to avert recurrence of the unfortunate incident.”

“The body of the deceased has been thrown into the thick forest in accordance with Igbo traditional rites.

“Efforts are ongoing to bring in traditionalists who will cutoff the orange tree and sanctify the compound,” a source added.

Police Public Relation officer in the state, Harunna Muhammed, confirmed the incident.

He said an investigation was on to ascertain the circumstances surrounding the incident.