Suicide: Phoenix – KwaZulu Natal
A 54 year old man commited suicide at a home in Ladlepalm Drive in Palmview – Phoenix this afternoon.
Members of Reaction Unit South Africa arrived at the scene and found the man lying on the ground. Medics assessed him and found that he showed no signs of life. He was declared deceased at the scene.
According to family the deceased was found hanging by a piece of material which was tied to a beam under the awing. A stack of chairs presumed to be used in the suicide was found next to the man. They cut him down and called for medical assistance. Circumstances surrounding the suicide has not been established at this stage.
Police are investigating further.