A 46-year-old woman identified as one Celestina Mamah from Udenu local Government Area of Enugu state is said to have committed suicide by stabbing herself to death in a forest after testing positive to HIV from a nearby hospital. Police in Enugu state has confirmed the incident. It was gathered that the victim had left her home on Saturday, the 28th of May, 2016 at about and headed to a forest near Ogwu rest house in Udenu local Government Area of Enugu state where she allegedly stabbed herself to death before the dead body was found the following day at about .
According to family members, Celestina had earlier visited a hospital nearby the village where she tested positive to HIV and was subsequently counseled, but she refused to be consoled. “.
Meanwhile, the police public relations officer, PPRO, Ebere Amaraizu, when contacted, said the command has commenced investigations into the alleged incident as dead body of the deceased has been deposited in a hospital Mortuary.