Expat commits suicide at Prophet’s Mosque

Expat commits suicide at Prophet’s Mosque
Updated 14 February 2014

Expat commits suicide at Prophet’s Mosque

Expat commits suicide at Prophet’s Mosque

Police are investigating the suicide of an African expatriate at a washroom in the Prophet’s Mosque.
The body of the 47-year-old private driver was found hanging from a metal wire tied to a toilet door.
According to a coroner’s statement, there were no marks on the body to suggest any criminal involvement in the death, Col. Fahd Al-Ghannam, Madinah police spokesman, said in a statement on Tuesday. A medical report said that the death occurred at 1:30 a.m. The expat had kicked the garbage box on which he was standing from beneath him after securing a metal noose around his neck.
The body is kept at the King Fahd Hospital.
In other news, Badr police found the partly charred body of a young Saudi in a desert location 10 kilometer away from the town of Al-Husseiniya in Badr after his acquaintance confessed to his murder during interrogation.
The victim had been recently reported missing.
The killer confessed that he had stabbed the victim in the belly and neck and left him bleeding on the ground.
He then poured petrol on him and set fire to his body before leaving. Police found that the victim’s head and shoulders were not burned.
The killer also confessed to throwing away the knife he used to stab the victim near an old mosque in Uhod and told police that he had traveled to Jeddah after committing the crime.