A 300-level Medical Laboratory Science student of University of Benin, Miss Christabell Omoremime Buoro, has allegedly committed suicide. The corpse of the 21-year old undergraduate, was on Tuesday evening, discovered in her hostel flat located at Plot 4, Yehudi Lane, situated off Newton Street, Ekosodin, a community behind the University.
It was gathered that Miss Buoro drank a deadly substance to end her life after her boyfriend broke up with her.The late Buoru allegedly mixed the deadly insecticide, Sniper with a soft drink, and reportedly left a suicide note where she stated that she was about taking her life because the guy she loved didn’t love her in return. According to reports, an empty sachet of detergent was found on the spot where she took her life. People got to know it was suicide from the note she left which the police read out to the crowd that thronged the area.
However, police officers at the Ugbowo Police Division were said to have invited two persons for questioning over the content of the letter. The University’s spokesman, Michael Osasuyi, who confirmed the incident, said the school was waiting for a detailed briefing concerning what really happened since the incident did not take place within the University compound.