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suicide by hangingLigao City, [04.26.17] – Another case of teenage suicide statistic has landed in a police blotter entry and is the subject of police investigation by Ligao City Police Station, police report forwarded to Albay Police Provincial Office on Tuesday.

According to Police Senior Inspector Arthur R. Gomez, Albay Police Provincial Office Public Information Officer the suicide happened 10:45 o’clock in the morning in Sitio Boga, Barangay Basag, Ligao City.

The incident was reported to the authorities by Maricris Barnuevo y Delos Santos, 25 years old, sister of the victim. She discovered her brother already hanging from a Málóbágó tree near at their house.

The victim Restituto Barnuevo Jr y Delos Santos, 15 years old, male, single, Grade 7 student at Nasisi Technological Vocational School, Nasisi Ligao City hanged himself using scraped Málóbágó bark.

The victim was rushed to Josefina Belmonte-Duran Memorial District Hospital [JBDMDH] but  was pronounced dead-on-arrival by the attending physician.