An 18-year-old daughter of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) Member of Parliament (MP) for Asante Akyem Central Constituency, Kwame Anyimadu-Antwi, has allegedly committed suicide at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST).
The deceased, Adwoa Agyarkwa Anyimadu-Antwi, a first-year student, is believed to have hanged herself on Friday morning, [February 24, 2017].
The chemical engineering student was found lifeless with a rope around her neck hanged to a ceiling in her hostel.
Although the reason for her act is yet to be known, some of her friends said she had lamented over the past week that she was not performing well academically as expected by her parents, reportedly leaving behind a note that read, “am sorry to disappoint you mummy and daddy”.
Residents of Independence Hall, where the deceased took her life this morning were said to be devastated after news of the incident was reported.
School authorities and the police are yet to comment on the matter.
By: Fiifi Abdul Malik