A 48-year-old man Yaw Bempong, has allegedly committed suicide after a misunderstanding with his wife.

The incident happened at Alotoso, a farming community in the Atewa East District of the Eastern Region.

According to Uncle of the deceased, Opanyin Yaw Boamah, the deceased after the misunderstanding with the wife on Friday, October 11, 2019, subsequently disappeared from the house.

A search party, however, later found him dead in his cocoa farm.

The body of the deceased has been retrieved and deposited at Kibi Government Hospital morgue.