A young man identified as Sunday Orime has committed suicide at his residence in Mile 3, Diobu area of Port Harcourt, Rivers State.
The deceased, aged 21, an apprentice, died on Thursday night for some unknown reasons.
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But the Chief Security Officer of Nkpolu Oroworukwo community, in Port Harcourt, Comrade Godstime Ihunwo, who confirmed the incident to reporters, said he received a distress call by residents of the compound at about 8pm over the incident.
Mr Ihunwo said he quickly rushed down to the compound before contacting the police.
He said the corpse of the deceased has been deposited at the mortuary.
When contacted, the spokesperson for the Rivers State Police Command, DSP Grace Iringe Koko, told our reporter she would get back to him but was yet to do so at the time of filing this report.