The Police at Mpraeso in the Eastern region has commenced investigations into a suicide case which occurred Wednesday at the Balcony of Mpraeso Presbyterian Church.
The lifeless body of a young man who is said to be a painter working on the new church building was found hanging from the balcony of the woth a rope around his neck.
The Police has already picked up one person, Stephen Amoh, a colleague Painter to the deceased to assist with investigations into the incident.
The deputy Public Relations Officer of the Eastern regional Police Command, Sergeant Gideon Boateng explained to reporters at the scene that, on Wednesday, April 19, 2017, the Police at Mpraeso received a phone call from some Church leaders of Mpraeso Presbyterian Church that at around 5 am they found a 23 year old man hanged to death in one of the Church’s balconies with a blue nylon rope.
He said Police quickly proceeded to the scene and it was revealed that the deceased was part of three painters contracted by the leadership of the church to paint the entire Church building.
Lifeless body of the deceased hanging from the balcony of the church building.
According to the Deputy Police PRO, preliminary investigations detected bruises on the body of the deceased. This has led to investigator to believe that the deceased might have struggled with someone before his death.
The Police PRO said, a 28 year old man, Stephen Amoh, one of the painters who claimed he locked up all pavilions to the premises of the church before going to bed the previous night has been picked up by the police to assist with investigations.
The body of the deceased has been deposited at the Kwahu Government hospital Mortuary awaiting autopsy.