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25-year-old man found hanged in al-Amari refugee camp near Ramallah

Oct. 29, 2016 5:37 P.M. (Updated: Oct. 30, 2016 3:59 P.M.)
RAMALLAH (Ma'an) -- The body of a young Palestinian man was found hanged at a construction site in the al-Amari refugee camp near Ramallah in the central West Bank on Saturday, according to Palestinian police.

Police spokesman Luay Irzeiqat said in a statement that Ramallah police were alerted by locals when a young man was found hanged at the site, which was being used for residential construction.

According to Irzeiqat, police detectives arrived at the site and found the body, who they identified as being a 25-year-old man.

The police statement mentioned that the victim was from the Ramallah-area village of Jammala, though they did not mention his name.

The body was taken to a forensic institute for an autopsy, the statement added, saying that police detectives were continuing their investigation into the death.

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