The body of a Home Furniture employee was discovered yesterday at the company’s store in the Palmdale Shopping Center, the victim of a suicide, said police.
Police press officer Sergeant Chrislyn Skippings said around 3:50 p.m. police received a report about an incident at the Home Furniture store.
“Police responded and discovered the lifeless body of a male clad in blue jeans pants, red shirt with black stripes with injuries to the neck,” she said.
Skippings said emergency medical service personnel responded and confirmed that there were no vital signs.
“Information is the deceased was an employee of the Home Furniture store,” she said.
The victim is believed to have been an employee of the establishment for a number of years.
This is the second suicide in New Providence in just under two weeks.
On Sunday, February 28, 18-year-old Keisha Thurston’s lifeless body was found hanging from the rafters of an apartment she shared with her mother just off McKinney Drive.
Family members said her body was discovered around 3 p.m. by her mother who had just arrived home. They added that it appeared Thurston had used a ladder to attach a skipping rope
Thursday March 11, 2010