A 50-year-old woman identified as Florence Owa, has allegedly committed suicide by drinking a poisonous substance suspected to be Sniper in Sapele, Delta State.
According to reports, the incident occurred at No 124 Ogbene Road on Tuesday, January 26, few days after she was discharged from the hospital.
Florence, had been sick for some time and was at home recuperating when one of her children came back and found her unconscious in the sitting room.
She was immediately rushed to the Sapele Central Hospital, where she was confirmed dead on arrival.
A resident of the area disclosed to newsmen that, the deceased popularly called Floxy had been battling depression since her illness started.