Published On: Tue, Jul 28th, 2015

54 Cases of Suicide in Campeche So Far This Year

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54 cases of suicide have been registered in Campeche so far this year, this have become a serious public health problem for this state.

The latest victim was a construction worker and farmer, who died in the General Hospital of Champoton.

The incident occurred when Eduardo del Jesus Chan Euan, age 25, hanged himself from a wooden beam inside his home at Calle 1ero de Noviembre, number 33, in the town of Hool.

It was his mother who found him, untied the body with the help from family members, and took the man to the hospital, where he died while receiving medical attention.

The death was reported to the authorities of Champotón, which moved the body to the Forensic Medical Service facilities for an autopsy. The Public Ministry officially announced the death of this individual, and delivered the body to his family for burial.

Semefo Campeche (Image: Tribuna Campeche)

Semefo Campeche (Image: Tribuna Campeche)

Meanwhile, another suicide attempt occurred during the night of Saturday July 25th, in the town of Felipe Carrillo Puerto, where a woman named Maria Angelica Dzib Can, age 34, poisoned herself by deliberately ingesting herbicide.

The poisoning occured around 10:30 pm at the location mentioned above, and the woman was rushed by her relatives to the hospital in Champotón where she was practiced a medical procedure to clean out the contents of her stomach; she remains hospitalized under medical observation.

Man hangs himslef in Punta Xen (Photo: Tribuna Campeche)

Man hangs himslef in Punta Xen (Photo: Tribuna Campeche)

On the same date, Saturday July 25th,  Victor Hernandez Montejo, age 21, died after hanging hiimself inside his home in Punta Xen, also in the Municipality of Champotón, in the state of Campeche. His body was found by his wife, Karen Eunice Morales Villegas, age 21, who declared that Victor attempted suicide before, but finally “got away with it” this time.

Source: http://expresocampeche.com/

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