A man identified as Mr Emmanuel Eze committed suicide in an uncompleted building in Enugu state.
The father of three took his life in Umudiaka, Nsukka Local Government Area, of the State on Sunday night, August 2.
He committed the act fees hours after a domestic fracas with his immediate family over a yet-to-be-identified matter.
During the face-off with family members, the deceased tried to strangle his sister if not for the intervention of neighbours.
The deceased’s wife, Mary, raised an alarm that rescued the sister from been straggled to death.
A source said:
He strangled his younger sister to the point that blood was coming out from her ears and nostrils.
He equally kept a pestle by the side. However, given the intervention of the neighbourhood who rushed to the scene, the girl was rescued.
She is now hospitalized at the Divine Mercy Hospital in Nsukka Metropolis
Eze was found hanging from an uncompleted building, few hours later after the incident.
Residents of the area suspect suspect Eze of taking his own life for the fear that his younger sister might die from the injuries she sustained when he attacked her.
Residents also said the deceased collects rate for the local government at a livestock market, in Ikpa.