Woman, 19, hangs self in Tagbilaran after spat with lover

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Police investigators found no signs of possible foul play suggesting that the teenager committed suicide. She also threatened to kill herself in one of the text messages found in her cellphone

Woman, 19, hangs self in Tagbilaran after spat with lover

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Police investigators found no signs of possible foul play suggesting that the teenager committed suicide. She also threatened to kill herself in one of the text messages found in her cellphone
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A 19-year-old student hanged herself from a tree in a secluded area in Tagbilaran City on Friday night following a lover’s quarrel.

Jolina Hortizuela, a student of the Bohol Island State University-Bilar Campus, was found hanging from a branch of a molave tree in Purok 7 in Barangay Bool, police said.

A man who was tethering a carabao saw Hortizuela’s body and alerted the authorities prompting personnel from the Tagbilaran City Medic to respond.

Hortizuela however was declared dead on the spot.

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Meanwhile, police investigators recovered Hortizuela’s cellphone and found text messages indicating the she had a fight with her boyfriend prior to her death.

She also threatened to kill herself in one of the text messages, police said.

Police investigators found no signs of possible foul play suggesting that Hortizuela committed suicide.

They however will still continue their probe on Hortizuela’s death. (wm)

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