Woman Suffering From Mental Health Illness Commits Suicide

 | Mon 14 Sep 2015 07:56 ICT

CityNews – Police were called to investigate a suicide in a house on Wualai road, after a woman was found her hung from a steel window frame on September 13.

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The woman was later identified as 58-year-old Chanta Saenglar from Doi Lo District.

According to her partner, Chalong Prompim, they had been together for over 10 years, but over the last few years Chanta had been suffering from mental illness and was an alcoholic.

Chanta was often admitted to Suan Prung Psychiatric Hospital.

He told police that he had prevented her from committing suicide several times but unfortunately this time he was not around to help. He found the body of his partner after he returned home.

According to locals in the area, Chanta was intoxicated during the afternoon and was heard crying from her room. Her body has been taken for autopsy.