An eight-year-old boy is reported to have allegedly committed suicide in Awutu-Bawjiase in the Central Region.
The boy was found hanging on an orange tree behind their house but was pronounced dead upon arrival at the hospital.
ASP Bernard Awudu Norgah, the District Police Commander of Awutu-Bawjiase, in an interview with Adom News said the young boy was playing with friends on his father’s compound prior to his death.
He however went missing for a while, only to be seen hanging on an orange tree where the elders in the house quickly removed him and rushed him to the Bawjiase health post.
He was then transferred to the Swedru Government hospital but was pronounced death upon arrival.
ASP Awudu Norgah said the preliminary investigations show marks on his neck, confirming suicide.