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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 News-NEWS.am. 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.

Armenia News - NEWS.am

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