By Ovasa Ogaga,
Woman in her early 50s and mother of four simply identified as Florence Owa, on Tuesday, committed suicide by drinking Sniper, a popular pesticide that has since be banned by government.
Advocate.ng gathered that the incident, which occurred in Oghene road area of Sapele in Delta State, has thrown the entire area into confusion as neighbours reportedly battled to save her life.
Our correspondent gathered that the deceased has been battling sickness for some time now and was recently discharged from a private clinic, a situation that a neighbor said could have pushed her into suicide.
It was also gathered that the deceased who was a popular devotee of a popular church along Awolowo road was recuperating when one of her children who came home, found her unconscious.
A resident of the area disclosed that Florence popularly called Floxy has been battling depression since her illness started sometime ago.
Her body was said to have been found in the sitting room and immediately rushed to the Sapele Central Hospital, where she was confirmed dead on arrival.
Spokesperson for the Delta State Police Command, Onome Onowakpoyeya could not be reached when contacted by Vanguard as calls to her mobile numbers were not reachable.