LIBERIA: Man, 21, Commits Suicide In Maryland

PLEEBO, (LINA) – A 21 year-old man identified as Nathaniel Green has committed suicide in the Zone #11 Community in Pleebo, Maryland County.

Though no formal reason has been given for his action, the victim’s father, Samuel Kyne, disclosed that the deceased had been suffering from Osteoporosis on his left foot for the past ten years.

According to him, Oldpa, as he was affectionately called, has been taken to several places, including witchdoctors, hospitals and prayer services, but his health could not be restored.

He said medical reports have attributed the victim’s action to too much stress and worry.

Green was discovered dead at about 6 p.m. on Monday, October 14, in a local prayer yard owned and operated by Prophetess Josephine Weah where he had been seeking healing for the past three years, according to his father Samuel Kyne.

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.