Hannah Nkrumah Boateng, a 58 year-old woman popularly known as Auntie Ama, has committed suicide in her room in Koforidua.
The yam seller at the Koforidua Central market and mother of one is said to have drunk an unknown concoction suspected to be poisonous in her room last Saturday morning.
Auntie Ama is alleged to have been complaining a week to her demise of a strange spirit hunting her over a debt she owed.
The Ghana News Agency (GNA) has revealed it gathered from the deceased’s neighbours that, Auntie Ama on November 7, woke up early in the morning and sent her 14 year old daughter to arrange the yams in the market for their daily sales.
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The deceased then entered her room and gulped down a substance suspected to be poisonous. She was later found dead in her room.
When the Koforidua Central Police were contacted, they confirmed the story and said the body had been deposited at the Koforidua Regional Hospital morgue for autopsy.