By Ovie Okpare
Two persons including a Warri-based music artiste identified as Starboy Fizzy have reportedly committed suicide in Effurun area of Uvwie Local Government Area of Delta State.
It was gathered that Starboy Fizzy decided to take his life following rumour that he had planned to use his mother for ritual.
The incident took happened early Thursday at Alegbo area of Effurun after he reportedly consumed a substance suspected to be Sniper.
Starboy Fizzy has released several songs including “Fire” and “oil dey my head” which he recorded with MBA records.
The songs enjoyed massive airplay, it was gathered.
The rumour that he had planned to use his mum for ritual purpose was said to have forced the deceased into depression.
Sources claimed some residents made mockery of him over the allegation.
The second incident, happened along Uti Road, a sister street to Alegbo also in Effuru, with the deceased hanging himself to a ceiling fan in his apartment.
The deceased, a father of four, was learnt to have took his life over his inability to offset debts he was owing some persons.
The late young man simply identified as Mimi took the act last Saturday, January 23, in his residence located along Uti Road.
Source said his wife discovered that he had hung himself in their sitting room using his belt at about 5pm on Saturday.
However, the State Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Onome Onovwakpoyeya, when contacted said none of the cases was reported at its division in the locality.