21-year-old Evelyn Hone College student reportedly commits suicide

Stock 4K video clip footage of a rope Noose hanging on a black background. The rope is swinging a little.

A third year student at Evelyn Hone College has committed suicide inside his mother’s room in Lusaka’s Mtendere Compound.

Police Deputy Public Relations Officer, Danny Mwale, identified the victim as Emmanuel Mvula, aged 21.

In a statement issued on Tuesday in Lusaka, Mwale said the mother to the deceased discovered her son hanging from the roof pole in her room on Monday around 13:00 hours.

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“Police were informed and immediately rushed to the scene where investigations revealed that Emmanuel, around 12:00 hours, told his mother that he wanted to rest in his room and that she should wake him up around 13:00 hours as he had class after 14:00 hours,” Mwale said.

He stated that police heard that at 13:00 hours the mother went to wake him up but did not find him in his room.

“She then went to her room but the door was locked from inside which she forced to open only to find him hanging from one of the roof poles,” Mwale added.

He mentioned that police officers found a sculf around his neck and tied to the pole.

“No suicide note was found on the scene,” he highlighted.

He said the body of the deceased is in University Teaching Hospital mortuary awaiting postmortem and burial.

“Police have opened an inquiry file into the matter,” he disclosed.

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