Puerto Rico: 64 suicides to date 2012

Posted on April 8, 2012 • Filed under: Latin America Health, Puerto Rico, Social Issues

Suicides continue

With an alarming rate of suicides, the island experienced one of its worst years as far 64 people have made the fateful decision from January until yesterday.

In hours of Saturday morning was found hanging from a rope tied to his neck Manuel Peña Silk 77. He was deprived of life in the kitchen area of ​​his residence located on Canal Street neighborhood Puntilla No. 7 of Catano.

In another incident, residents of residential Sunset at Aguadilla on Friday alerted the authorities about an unbearable stench emanating from the apartment five. At present the Police, an employee of the residential broke a front window after which penetrated and found in the area of ​​the bath the body of Orlando Flores Ponce, 41, hung and in an advanced state of decomposition. The body was transported to the facilities of the Institute of Forensic Sciences for details related to the death.

A similar case was staged on Friday at the Pueblo Nuevo district of Vega Baja when he was found badly decomposed body hanging from Claudio Arcadio Morales of 74 years in the area of ​​the residence hall. Read Article

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