Stephen Nana Agyei Manu, a level 100 student of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), has committed suicide.
According to reports gathered by Ghpage.com, the BA Geography and Rural Development student was found dead in a female washroom, having drunk from a bottle of nopes insecticide in the CCB building on the campus of the university on the hot afternoon of Thursday.
Security officers at the university are reported to have attempted to rush him to the KNUST Hospital for treatment, but he passed away.
Daily Guide reports…
“Stephen Nana Agyei Manu was reportedly found lying in a prone position inside a female washroom in the CCB building on the campus of the university in the hot afternoon of Thursday with an empty bottle of Nopest insecticide.
Security officers of the university, who alerted the police, initially rushed the 20-year-old student to the KNUST Hospital for treatment after he was alleged to have taken in doses of the insecticide in a suicide mission.
The police said at about 3:00 pm Thursday they received information from the KNUST security officers that a student of the institution had attempted suicide by gulping down poisonous insecticide.
According to the law enforcement agents, crime scene officers dispatched to the place found the young man dead and later identified him as Stephen Nana Agyei Manu, who was pursuing a BA degree in Geography and Rural Development.
The police indicated that no marks were found on his body, which has since been deposited at the morgue of the KNUST Hospital.
An investigation is ongoing, whilst the cause of death has provisionally been put as insecticide poisoning, pending confirmation by the coroner during the inquest.”