- Autopsy report has revealed the female SHS teacher died by hanging
- Police report say they suspect the victim injected some poisonous substances
An autopsy conducted on the body of a 33-year-old female teacher of Kumasi Senior High School, Vida Frema Bonsu indicate that she died by hanging.
According to the Ashanti Regional Police Command, this was in contrary to earlier reports that the victim died by committing suicide.
Suicide news of the young teacher stunned many Ghanaians, especially her working colleagues and friends.
However, family members the late teacher expressed doubt and called for further investigations into the cause of Vida’s death.
The deceased father, Nana Bonsu who spoke expressed total shock about Vida’s death and insisted that the family suspects foul play following circumstances that led to the death of her daughter.
The female teacher was on Monday, January 29, 2018 found dead in the room of her police boyfriend, Sergeant Bright Opoku, an officer with the Konongo Divisional Police Command in the Asante Akyem Central District.
Preliminary investigations into the matter proved that the late SHS teacher was found in blue knickers and a white vest hanged with a police lanyard and tied to one of the burglar proofs when police arrived at the scene.
There are also claims that a deep cut was seen on the lower arm and a blood stained knife also discovered in one corner of the room.
The body of the deceased was then conveyed to the Steward Hospital for autopsy and preservation.
However, in a statement signed by the Deputy Ashanti Regional Police Commander, DCOP Fred Adu Anim indicate that an autopsy report has shown the female teacher died by hanging.
The statement also added that some stomach content from the deceased has been given to the Ghana Standard Authority for analytical tests since there was an indication that the deceased might have ingested some poison before hanging herself.
Meanwhile, her boyfriend who was earlier arrested in connection with the death has been granted bail.
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