Suicide: Tungua man hangs himself

Authorities in Tonga have concluded that a man died Monday 28 at Ha’afeva Hospital committed suicide by hanging himself.

Police is yet to release the name of the 36 year old male from the island of Tungua but said the suicide was found at around 1pm.

The victim was rushed to the hospital but died at about 3pm.

No details released but police said the, “circumstances confirmed that it was a suicide”.

Early this month Police confirmed a 19 year old man committed suicide at the village of Tongaleleka on the mainland Lifuka, Ha’apai.

A post mortem examination confirmed the victim died after drinking an unknown poisonous substance in a suicide police described as “driven by girlfriend”.

The Tungaua man’s suicide was the sixth reported to Tonga Police this year.


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