Akan Drama Actor Kuntu Blankson Commits Suicide

The Cape Coast township has been thrown into a state of shock as residents woke up this morning to the sad news of the demise of veteran actor Kuntu Blankson.

Mr. Blankson who featured in the ever popular Akan Drama series was found hanging on a rope at his kitchen Thursday morning at his Brafoyaw residence in the Cape Coast Metropolis .

The former laboratory technician with the University of Cape Coast Hospital, according to sources woke up at dawn and allegedly committed the act .

The family said they are shocked about the development as he neither complained of any problem nor showed signs of worry.

He is said to have been up in the morning with the family thinking that he was embarking on his usual jogging exercise only for him to be found dead wearing the track suit he wears for jogging exercise.

Personnel from the Criminal Investigation Department of the police service have since arrived at the scene to carry out further investigation and convey the body to the morgue for autopsy.

The late Kuntu who was 63 is survived by a wife and three children .

News Reporter

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