American man asked for ashes to be scattered in Ubud’s Monkey Forest following suspected suicide￼
A US nationwide was discovered hanging from a tree in Ubud this afternoon, with police suspecting that the sufferer dedicated suicide after a few notes have been discovered on the resort the place he stayed.
Police say that the sufferer, recognized as 51-year-old RPE, was discovered by two staff from Ubud’s Monkey Forest once they have been out to examine on the lengthy tailed macaques on the sanctuary.
As they handed by an empty garden owned by an area resident, they have been shocked upon seeing a person hanging from a tree with a plastic rope and proceeded to report their discovering to the native pecalang (conventional Balinese safety forces), who then reported it to the general public order officers (Bhabinkamtibmas).
Primarily based on a medical examination, RPE was suspected to have dedicated suicide no less than two days in the past. His physique has been dropped at the Sanglah Normal Hospital.
“The reason for the sufferer’s demise just isn’t but identified for sure. Nonetheless it’s suspected that the sufferer had despair on account of A number of Sclerosis, in line with the administration of Tegal Sari Lodge the place the sufferer stayed at, subsequently the sufferer was determined to finish his life by hanging himself. The sufferer had beforehand stated his intention of ending his life,” Ubud Police Chief I Made Tama stated.
Authorities discovered two notes believed to have been left by RPE on the resort, which contained his needs to be cremated and for his ashes to be scattered on the Monkey Forest. He additionally requested resort employees to mail out a number of letters, in addition to notifying them of the situation of his passport.
In one other notice, RPE thanked the employees at Tegal Sari Lodge, saying that his time on the resort was “the perfect time of his life” and informed them to not be unhappy of his passing. He additionally needed them to donate his garments and his bluetooth speaker.
Indonesia presently doesn’t have a devoted government-run suicide prevention hotline, however should you or anybody you realize is affected by despair and/or considering suicide, you may get extra data and assets from a number of native NGOs coping with psychological well being and suicide prevention, reminiscent of intothelightid.org.