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Delta man survives rat poison while trying to commit suicide

20 July 2015, 20:33

Delta - A 37-year-old man has survived after trying to commit suicide by drinking six sachets of rat poison, Leadership reported.

The man who is a student from the Delta State University attempted to kill himself over a failed relationship. The man was due to get married but his fiance broke the wedding off.

Also read: Suicide bomber kills self in failed suicide mission in Borno

The victim was rescued at a T-Junction by police who were patrolling the area and found his lifeless body on the ground gasping for breath in the early hours of the morning.

Police recovered a letter he had written, stating he was heartbroken and he would rather die than live with the rejection.

The six sachets of rat poison were also recovered next to him on the ground.

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