Foreign woman commits suicide in Amritanandamayi Math

Kollam: A foreign woman, a U.K native, committed suicide by jumping from the top of a building at Amritanandamayi Math in Kollam on Wednesday night.

The incident took place at 8.30 pm. Police and ashram officials said that, the woman was mentally ill.

Stephead Ziona arrived in Kerala on February. With the lockdown, following COVID-19, the woman were reportedly depressed and unable to return home.

The woman had first attempted suicide in the afternoon. She tried to drown herself in the lake. However, the police reached the spot and stopped her from committing suicide. The death happened on her second attempt.

When Stephead Ziona tried to commit suicide for the second time, everyone was in prayer.

 

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