Farmer commits suicide on his birthday Print
Wednesday, 11 April 2018 11:44


A farmer committed suicide at his residence in Pitogo, Zamboanga del Sur last Monday after becoming despondent over his wife’s failure to come home on his birthday.

The wife, who was said to be working in Davao city for the past year, was reported to be on her way home yesterday after hearing about the sad news.

Pitogo Municipal Police Station Investigator PO1 Roland Lubguban identified the victim as Roel Yamido, 46 years old, married and a resident of Purok 3, Barangay Sugbay Dos, Pitogo municipality,

Yamido was said to have been drinking alcoholic liquor with his friends to celebrate his birthday prior to the incident.

Hours later, Yamido was found hanging from the ceiling inside his home.

Friends said that the victim expressed concern and sadness over the failure of his wife to come home from Davao city where the latter had been working for the past year.

Lubguban said that the victim’s child confirmed that his mother is on her way home from Davao city after receiving the news of her husband’s death.  (Ely Dumaboc)