A 28-year-old woman jumped onto the tracks of the Metro Rail Transit on Jan. 3 while a man was found hanging from the roof of his rented shanty three weeks later. The following month, a 21-year-old student was found dead in her bedroom after stabbing herself, while a car dealership executive jumped off the 10th floor of his condominium unit in Makati City.
An intoxicated naked man jumped to his death in Manila early Tuesday, said a report by Erwin Aguilon of Radyo Inquirer 990AM.
By Jocelyn R. Uy
The suicide rate among Filipinos has gone up in the last 21 years with the majority of cases involving young people aged 24 years old and below, according to studies.
Four cases of suicide were reported to the police within a span of 24 hours in Metro Manila Tuesday. The first involved a relative of a retired police official who shot himself inside a motel room in Quezon City on Monday afternoon, according to a police report. Case investigator Senior Police Officer 2 Christopher Ronquillo [...]