Woman commits suicide when husband told her to return home

BY Maria Uaita

APIA: THURSDAY 19 FEBRUARY 2015: A 19 year old woman committed suicide when her husband told her to go back to her family in Savai’i.

The woman from Salelologa, Savai’i was married to a 23 year man of Vailele.

Police Superintendent Lemamea Su’a Muliaga Tiumalu confirmed the death.

He said the couple had an argument which led to the husband telling his wife to go back to Savai’i.

The wife went inside the house and after a while the husband followed.

Lemalu said the husband wanted to see if his wife had packed her stuff, but he found her hanging from the ceiling of the house.

Medical reports identified the cause of death as suicide.

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