Six-year-old spends week in apartment with mother’s body after she killed herself

Six-year-old spends week in apartment with mother’s body after she killed herself

A woman, 44, of Yanaul committed suicide in the presence of her son.

A child was found in an apartment of a high-rise building in Bashkiria on September 16. He had spent a week alone with the corpse of his 44-year-old mother, who had taken her own life.

According to a source, the corpse had already begun to decompose. The boy was immediately hospitalized. Doctors diagnosed him with extreme exhaustion. Now he is in the central district hospital of the city of Yanaul.

The deceased was local; so far, no other details are known about her. The ICR is conducting a probe to find out all the circumstances of the incident.

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