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Saturday, June 3, 2017
#BreakingNews Catholic Archbishop commits Suicide found in River - investigation for possible murder - RIP Bishop Jean - Please PRAY
The Archbishop of Bafia, Cameroon, Mgr Jean Marie Benoît Balla has reportedly committed suicide by jumping into the Sanaga River around the Ebebda Bridge in Cameroon.
The Catholic community searched for the clergyman after his Land Cruiser SUV with registration plate number CE 9503V was found on the Ebebda bridge Wednesday afternoon- about 90km from Yaounde.
The vehicle was found with his ID card, driver’s license and car documents. A handwritten note on the letter head of the diocese simply read “Je suis dans l’eau”, which translated is “I am in the water” was also found in the car. Governor of the Centre region, the Divisional Officer of the locality and other administrative authorities were reported to have rushed to the scene with security forces.
The Divisional Officer, D.O, of Ebebda, told journalists that a Reverend Father informed him about the incident at about 1pm.
“I immediately ran to the scene and saw for myself. No damage had been done to the car which indicates there was no violence. An investigation into the suicide has begun as those who knew the Archbishop said this was not something he would do. Edited from cameroon-info.net reported.