Police investigate suicide by father of 7 in Abuja

by Akintomiwa Agbaje

It occured on new year eve and is being investigated as an alleged suicide by the resident of Gwarimpa Estate in the Federal Capital Territory.

Thereafter, one of the occupants of the house was rushed to General Hospital, Kubwa where he eventually died.

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According to sources, when some persons, including wife of the deceased, Uchechukwu reported a case of a missing person at the police station, investigation showed that the fire outbreak involved Onigbo.

She said information available to the Police revealed that some residents noticed fire outbreak in a house at Gwarimpa and promptly reported to the fire service which rushed down to put off the fire.

Sources told Vanguard in Abuja that the father of seven children committed suicide as a result of some unknown family and economic issues.

Contacted on the development, FCT Police spokesperson, DSP Altine said the Police had commenced investigations into the alleged suicide, adding that until such is completed, the allegation of suicide cannot be substantiated.

According to a Vanguard report:

The death of Frederick Onigbo has led to the FCT police command to commence investigations into incidence.

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