Man dead in apparent suicide in Carigara, Leyte

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TACLOBAN CITY — A man died after committing suicide in Barangay Tigbao, Carigara Leyte.

The victim was identified as Rowing Agunos, 35, single, farmer, and resident of Barangay Candigahub, Carigara Leyte.


According to the initial investigation of the police, PMAJ. Jimmy Boy Balasanos, Chief of Police Carigara Municipal Police Station, said that when the accident took place after Agunos had a drinking session with his cousins inside their house.

They were scolded by his parents due to drinking late at night and making loud noises. Due to this, his cousins left their house, and Agunos also left but did not return during that night.


On the next day, he was seen dead after his cousin saw him hanging inside in one of their mountain huts. 

One of the alleged reasons for the victim's suicide was the treatment he received from his family. 


If you know someone suffering from depression, Hopeline, the 24/7 suicide prevention hotline, may be reached at (02) 8804-4673 or 09175584673. You may also check below for other hotlines:

I. National Center for Mental Health

1553 (Luzon-wide landline toll-free)
Globe/TM: 0917-899-8727 (USAP); 0966-351-4518
SMART/SUN/TNT: 0908-639-2672

II. In Touch Philippines

Call Crisis Line, any time
+63 2 893 7603 (Landline)
+63 917 800 1123 (Globe)
+63 922 893 8944 (Sun)

III. Philippine Red Cross

24/7 suicide prevention hotline, toll-free HOPELINE 2919 (for Globe & TM Subscribers)
091 7558 4673 or 8044673

IV. Manila Lifeline Centre

Contact by: - Phone
Hotline: (02) 8969191
Hotline: Mobile phone: 0917 854 9191

—Tacloban News Update (Source: Bombo Radyo Tacloban)

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