Father of two commits suicide

FATHER of two Melvin Nelson was found hanging from a tree in some bushes off Hubert Rance Street, San Fernando, yesterday. The 35-year-old man had contacted his relatives and told them of his plans on Monday night, relatives said.

His cousin, Candice Dwarika, said: "He called everyone last night and told us that he loved us and he was going to do this. We called the police and they came here and saw the rope on the tree, but we couldn't find him.

"Then this morning someone was passing by and saw him hanging from the tree."

Dwarika said Nelson worked as a bouncer at a hotel and was a good father to his two daughters.

"We don't know why he would want to take his life like this," she said.

Nelson's body was found at around 8.30 a.m. Nelson lived at Jarvis Street, Vistabella. —CK

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