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Boholana Ends Own Life, Leaving 2 Year Old Child Motherless

Ubay, Bohol - A mother of a two-year-old child hanged herself to death Wednesday morning inside the house of her live-in partner in Purok 7, Barangay Gabi, this town.

The victim, identified as one Melly Duhaylungsod, 25, of Guindulman town, lived with one Francisco Ulan, 22, single, of said barangay after meeting each other only in September 2003. Her child was born by another man.

Dr. Elpidio Bonita, chief of hospital of Don Emilio del Valle Memorial Hospital here, who conducted the post-mortem examination, theorized that the victim may have hanged herself at early dawn and died instantly.

The live-in partner Ulan told the Chronicle, that at about 5:30 p.m. the day before, they were going to see a quack therapist (manghihilot) for the victim's child's sprain. Along the way, he asked the victim if she had with her the money to pay for the said services. But the victim, accordingly, retorted and was irked when deciding to forego their purpose and immediately went back home.

Ulan said the victim locked-up the house with her child, leaving him outside.

He further recalled that every time they had altercations, the victim had the attitude to lock the house. However, this time he did not insist of entering, accordingly, to avoid further trouble and he stayed overnight at his sister's home nearby.

Early that morning when he was beside his house he heard the child wailing loudly which prompted him to forcibly open the window. Much to his consternation, he found out his depressed live-in wife hanging by a rope tied to a wooden truss.

Meanwhile, neighbors and some relatives of the victim would describe the latter as a jolly woman and not a loner, nor had she shown any sign of desperation. # # #

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