UNIBEN Undergraduate Student Commits Suicide

Late Christabel. Photo: Guardian
Late Christabel. Photo: Guardian

300L Medical Laboratory undergraduate student of the University of Benin (UNIBEN), Christabel, was yesterday eveining found dead in her hostel room at Newton street, Ekosodin area of Benin City.

As at press time yesterday, details of the sad incident still seem uncertain as to what actually killed her.


But accoiding to eye witnesses, Christabel was said to have mixed some deadly substance with Sprite to end her life. The deceased left a suicide note where she stated that she was about taking her life because the guy she loved didn’t love her in return.

Another witness, who actually confirmed the occurrence, stated that an empty sachet of Klin detergent for washing was found on the spot where her body was found.


According to the findings made available to schoolworld, the suicide was not due to relationship issues between the deceased and her boyfriend but rather personal unresolved problems between the deceased and some people.

In the social media post by UNIBEN Metro, the suide note, which is already in the custody of the Police at Ugbowo Police Station, was addressed to two persons whom have been invited by the police for questioning.


“The letter didn’t state what happened between the two mentioned persons, reason the police have invited them to unravel the reasons behind the deceased action,” the post stated.

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