Senior citizen slits own throat
Thupeyo Muleya Beitbridge Bureau A 62-year-old man from Dulibadzimu, here, committed suicide by slitting his own throat on Monday under unclear circumstances. Matabeleland South police spokesman Inspector Philisani Ndebele said the man had a long history of suicidal tendencies. He identified the man as Isaiah Muleya. According to police investigations, things got to a head on Monday night when Muleya was watching television with his family. “We have established that the now deceased had been watching one of the programmes on the family television set on Monday night with his family.
He said Muleya was taken to Beitbridge District Hospital by his wife with the assistance of neighbours where he was immediately referred to United Bulawayo Hospitals, but died on the way. Insp Ndebele said Muleya’s body had been taken to Gwanda provincial mortuary for post-mortem.
He said police were worried at the rate at which people were taking their own lives around the province.... Read the full, comprehensive news article and discuss at The HeraldSimilar Stories