Painter Commits Suicide At Presby Church

Police found the 23-year-old man hanged to death in one of the Church’s balconies

The Police at Mpraeso in the Eastern region has commenced investigations into a suicide case which occurred Wednesday at the Balcony of Mpraeso Presbyterian Church.

The Police has already picked up one person, Stephen Amoh, a colleague Painter to the deceased to assist with investigations into the incident.

The deputy Public Relations Officer of the Eastern regional Police Command, Sergeant Gideon Boateng explained to Ultimate News that, on Wednesday April 19, 2017, the Police at Mpraeso received a phone call from some Church leaders of Mpraeso Presbyterian Church that at about 5am, they found a 23-year-old man hanged to death in one of the Church’s balconies with a blue nylon rope.

He said Police quickly proceeded to the scene and it was revealed that the deceased was part of three painters contracted by the leadership of the church to paint the entire Church building.

According to the Deputy PRO, Police preliminary investigations detected bruises on the body of the deceased.

He said, a 28-year-old man, Stephen Amoh, one of the painters who claimed he locked up all pavilions to the premises of the church before going to bed the previous night, has been picked up by the police to assist with investigations while the body of the deceased has been deposited at the Kwahu Government hospital Mortuary awaiting autopsy.

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