A 38 year old teacher of Mansa Secondary School has committed suicide after she took a poisonous liquid suspected to be acid.
Disclosing the matter to ZANIS in Mansa Luapula Province Police Commissioner Elias Chushi named the teacher as Audrey Lunda of Zambia Compound in Mansa.
Mr. Chushi says Lunda who is believed to have being suffering from a long illness was only found yesterday in the afternoon lying unconscious on the floor in her bedroom with a white stuff coming out from her mouth and nose.
The Police Commissioner says an empty bottle of suspected liquid acid was found next to her body.
Mr. Chushi says Lunda was later rushed to Mansa General Hospital where she was pronounced dead on arrival.
He says the body of the deceased is in Mansa General Hospital Mortuary awaiting postmortem and burial as the police are not suspecting any foul play.