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Old woman commits suicide not to be burden for her family

22:38, 01.08.2012 Region: Armenia Theme: Society, Incidents

VANADZOR. – A. Stepanyan, 71, hanged herself in own home in Lorut village of Armenia’s Lori Region on Tuesday. Police confirmed information for Armenian Materials are being gathered and examinations will be appointed. 

The action of the old woman may be motivated by an alleged decision not to be a burden for other members in the family, head of the village community Hrachya Sahakyan told the agency. Sahakyan also added that Simonyan lived along with her son, daughter-in-law, and three grown up grandchildren. Her son and daughter-in-law were in the mountains at the time and she was alone with her grandchildren. The grandchildren had found their grandmother’s body in the cellar.

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