A mentally deranged middle age woman has committed suicide at Nyohini a suburb of Tamale metropolis, authorities said.
The woman whose name was only given as Azara was found hanging on a mango tree in front of Gbazaba hotel opposite the Tamale Sports Stadium in the early hours of Wednesday morning.
Narrating the incident to Zaa News, a brother of the deceased, Mr. Abdul Rahman Fuseini said the family has been seeking local treatment for her until she took her life. Mr. Fuseini said his sister went out at all times without supervision. According to him, she went to Shishegu on Tuesday without anyone accompanying her and later returned.
The family was shocked by the news Mr Fuseini said, and he ruled out any foul play explaining that the family was aware of her condition. Meanwhile, the body has been released to the family by the northern regional police for burial in accordance with Islamic law.