A 26-year-old nurse was found hanging in her living quarters at the Mahdia hostel around 18:00 hrs last night.
The deceased has been identified as Schenise Apple of Block 22, Linden. She was attached to the Mahdia Hospital.
According to information received, Apple returned to the hostel late on Monday after leaving the hospital. She was supposed to return to work on Tuesday. When she failed to show up at work, one of her colleagues went to check on her.
It was there that Apple’s body was found hanging from the rafters of her bedroom. No one knows at this point what caused the young woman to kill herself.