Boy 10 commits suicide at Mayemi
Boy aged 10 Sunday 17th commits suicide at his home at Mayemi east of Freetown.
Steven Alie, a school pupil of the Sierra Leone Muslim Community Primary tied his throat with a rope and hung himself from a window, consequently leading to killing himself.
The dead body of Steven was discovered by his elder sister Isata Alie.
An alarm was raised and parents of the deceased later contacted the police at Allen Town for action.
Police sources say that the suicide took place between 7 pm and 8 pm.
Upon informing the police, a team of investigators reached the scene, took control of the dead body and invited persons concern for statement making.
Up till now it is not known whether the young boy committed the suicide himself or if it was foul play as the case may be.
Facts have it that Steven Alie was a quiet and respectful boy. He was known for behaving like a comedian.
His alleged suicide action surprised inhabitants of Mayemi and its environs.
It is revealed to this press that the matter has been transferred to Kissy Police Station for further investigation.
The corpse was reportedly conveyed to the mortuary for possible postmortem.
The police are yet to source out credible information leading to the death of Steven Alie.
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