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Woman, 18, takes own life in Digos City

/ 02:50 PM June 27, 2020

DIGOS CITY –– An 18-year-old woman was found dead on Friday inside her rented room in a residential compound here, in what police said was a case of suicide.

Lt. Col. Vici Anthony Tababa, Digos City police chief, identified the woman as Elleeyah Moring Lamiton, who lives in Datuc Compound of Barangay Zone-1.

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Tababa said Lamiton’s partner, Annaflor Camireno, 23, told police that the incident happened just before noontime.

A police probe found that last year, Lamiton attempted twice to take her own life but was discovered and prevented by her siblings.

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An investigation by Scene of the Crime Operatives of the Davao del Sur police crime laboratory found no traces of foul play about the death of Lamiton, Tababa said.

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The Philippine Department of Health previously said every case of suicide is a tragedy that could be avoided.

People who feel that they may need help in preventing suicide may call Hopeline hotlines:

– 804-HOPE (4673)
– 0917-558-HOPE (4673), or
– 2919 (toll-free number for Globe and TM subscribers).

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