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23-year-old woman kills herself by drinking poison after fighting with her younger sister

By Mason White 5:50 PM December 17, 2014
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By: Feng Qian
A young woman committed suicide after fighting with her younger sister, police in Nigeria said.

The Bayelsa State Police said that the 23-year-old woman, identified as Esther, ingested a dangerous insecticide known as Sniper, after fighting with her younger sister on Friday.

Esther was discovered at 6:00 p.m., by a passerby after ingesting the substance. She was rushed to a hospital, where she died of internal injuries.

According to the police investigation, the victim was involved in a domestic dispute with her sister before leaving to an isolated area, where she drank the deadly insecticide.

She left a suicide note in the nearby grass.

In August, a woman claimed that she dumped her boyfriend because he was unable to satisfy her in bed. Now, the man was so distraught over the break up that he committed suicide, police in Nigeria said.

Delta State Police said that 37-year-old Okechukwu Michael, hanged himself on a tree behind his house on Sunday. According to investigators, Michael left behind a suicide note.

His friends also reported that Michael threatened to commit suicide in the past if his girlfriend ever dumped him. The woman complained about the inability of the victim to satisfy her in bed.

In the letter Michael wrote: “I cannot stand that you left me. I need to return to Mother Earth.”