Wednesday, June 20, 2007

Man hangs self

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY – (Ben Balce / June 20) A MAN hanged himself following a disagreement with his common-law wife’s mother in Opol, Misamis Oreintal.

SPO4 Henry Patao identified the suicide as Rolando Gaboy, 20, of Poblacion, Opol, town.

Patao said investigators found no signs of foul play.

He said the suicide was believed to be emotionally unstable when he hanged himself early morning yesterday inside a nipa hut.

Patao said Gaboy was suffering from financial problems.

Gaboy was found dead around 6 a.m. by members of the household at the backyard of the house where he had stayed.

The victim used a thick cord in killing himself.

Patao said Gaboy had lived with a common-law wife’ who gave birth a week ago.

Investigators said Gaboy was hurt when he was told by his partner’s mother to leave the house. This supposedly happened a night before he killed himself.

Patao said the woman admitted to investigators that she had a disagreement with the suicide. But she said she did not mean to hurt Gaboy’s feelings.


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