Phrae Woman Commits Suicide by Jumping from a Building at Maharaj Hospital

 | Fri 16 May 2014 14:00 ICT

CityNews – On May 16th a woman who had already been diagnosed with severe depression committed suicide by jumping from the 8th floor of a building at Maharaj Nakorn Chiang Mai Hospital, also known as Suan Dok Hospital.

At 6.46 a.m. Pol.Lt. Sompoth Noykong of the Phuping Police was informed that a patient named Turean Doilom (40) had jumped from the 8th floor of a building. Turean had been admitted to the hospital a month earlier after a previous suicide attempt. Police said that she had mentioned to her father prior to her suicide that she was homesick after being admitted to hospital. After he left her, Turean committed suicide shortly after.

Police revealed that around a year ago Turean had ingested bathroom cleaner due to stress and depression. As a result she has developed health conditions in her digestive system.

Her body was sent to the hospital’s forensic department for an autopsy.

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