A level 400 student of the University of Ghana died Wednesday morning after allegedly falling from the fourth floor of the Akuafo Hall Annex A residence.
The deceased, 23-year-old Jennifer Nyarko, was an Agriculture and Consumer Science student.
Confirming the incident to Graphic Online, the Legon District Crime Officer, DSP Emmanuel Ofori Anokye said she was pronounced dead at the Legon Hospital after a passer-by found her lying motionless on the floor.
The police said they received the phone call about the incident around 5am and they have started investigations to find out the circumstances which led to her death but speculations were rife on campus that she allegedly jumped.
One of her roommates told Graphic Online that the deceased had been on the phone throughout the night and it was suspected she was talking to a man until she (the roommate) slept off.
DSP Anokye told Graphic Online that the father of the victim has since been contacted but he was yet to report to the police station at the time of filling this report.
Source: Daily Graphic
And according to 3news.com, the father of final year student of the University of Ghana Jennifer Nyarko, who is suspected to have committed suicide, could not control his emotions but to weep uncontrollably when he visited the mortuary, where her daughter is being kept.
Jennifer, a Consumer Science and Agric student, who is said to be suffering from depression and high fever allegedly committed suicide at her Akuafo Hall Annex A hostel by jumping from the fourth floor on Wednesday dawn, dying instantly.
The video below shows her emotional father weeping during his visit to the mortuary at the University Hospital.
Watch the video below: