Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Strange! Patient stabs self to death at University of Benin Teaching Hospital

A yet-to-be identified man who was admitted at the University of Benin Teaching Hospital (UBTH) has committed suicide.

The shocking incident occurred at the weekend at the Accident and Emergency (A & E) Ward of the hospital, as the man awaited doctors to attend to him.

Witnesses said the man stabbed himself to death with a broken louvre beside his bed.

According to the witness who said he was also admitted at the hospital said the deceased came to the hospital with his wife.

“The man suddenly became wild and broke a louvre beside his window and stabbed himself to death”, he said.

“His wife was not around. She went out to buy something outside. There was blood everywhere. We were lucky not to have been injured.

Spokesman for the hospital, Mr. Joshua Uwaila confirmed the incident.