Charcoal Burner Commits Suicide In Amuru


A charcoal burner identified as Vincent Owor this morning committed suicide in Okidi North village, Atiak Sub County in Amuru District following a domestic fight with his wife.

The 45-year old who hails from Tororo district was found hanging dead in his hut by his wife Alice Aciro at around 10:00am.

Aciro told Mega Fm that she and the deceased had a fight yesterday until this morning when she decided to go to the garden leaving him at home drinking.

She returned home only to find Owor had committed suicide.

The couple that has been living together for three years has one child.

Julius Ocitti, the L.C 1 chairman Okidi North confirmed the incident attributing it to over consumption of alcohol.

By press time, police had gone to the scene.



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