A forty-eight year-old man has committed suicide by poisoning himself at Bomso, near Asuom in the Eastern Region.
The man, who is believed to have drunk poison, was found lying by the roadside at the outskirts of the town.
According to reports, the Police, upon receiving information from some residents of the community visited the site and met the 48-year old man in pain and unable to speak.
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Deputy Eastern Regional Police Public Relations Officer (PRO), Mr Francis Gomado disclosed that the victim, who was spotted in a black trouser and smock, had a voltic bottle containing a whitish liquid substance suspected to be poison in his hands.
He said the victim was immediately rushed to Asuom Clinic for treatment but was later transferred to the Kade Government Hospital for further treatment where he was pronounced dead on arrival.
The deceased was later identified by a friend who called on his phone at the police station as Kwasi Ayesu Ofei.
The body of the deceased has since been deposited at the Kade Government Hospital Mortuary for preservation and autopsy, while efforts are being made to contact his family for further action, Mr. Gomado noted.