Petty trader, 38, identified as Lovina Odo was reported to have hanged herself to death for not being able to have a child after eight years of marriage.
The woman was said to have hanged herself with a rope tied to a ceiling fan at her home in Umusiome village, Nkpor-Agu near Onitsha, Anambra state on Tuesday, March 28, at around 5pm.
NAIJ.com gathered that, the husband of the deceased, Okechukwu Odo, a car washer, said he and Lovina had been married for over eight years and had no child, revealing that he returned home from work at about 6:30p.m. on the day of the incident and found out that his had hung herself inside their one room apartment.
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Odo said: “I left home for work that morning after taking my breakfast. She had asked that I buy a tuber of yam for dinner while coming home. When I returned, I saw people gathered around my apartment only to be told that my wife had committed suicide.”
Confirming the incident, the divisional police officer of Ogidi community, CSP Hassan Musa, said the deceased did not leave a suicide note before the committed the act, saying: “No note (letter) was seen around her but preliminary investigation reveals that she might have committed hanged herself because she had no child.”
Musa added that the corpse of the deceased has been removed and deposited at the Mortuary of Iyienu Mission Hospital.
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