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South African National Found Dead In Bali Villa

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A 31-year-old man named Hutton Gav Hutton from South Africa has been found dead inside his room in Canggu, North Kuta.

The Head of the North Kuta Police Department, Kompol Marzel Doni said that Gav had hung himself and was found by his neighbour, Bodene Cruickshank around 5:20am on Wednesday (7/4). “One of his neighbours, Bodene tried to call him that morning before he went to the beach for work.” Kompol Doni said on Wednesday (7/4).

(Image: ©The Bali Sun – I Wayan Yatika)

Bodene who had been staying next to Gav’s room tried to call her friend by knocking the door, but became suspicious after not hearing any response. After that Bodene decided to open the door, and she was shocked when she saw that Gav had hung himself inside his room that day. When noticing that her friend was already lifeless, she yelled to people nearby for help. A few minutes later, police officers arrived and sent the body to the Sanglah Hospital using an ambulance from the Regional Disaster Management Agency (BPBD).

Meanwhile the Head of the Badung Public Relations Police Officer, Iptu I Ketut Oka Bawa explained that Gav had decided to commit suicide due to depression and health issues that he had been facing prior to his death. “According to the investigation by the medical staff, Walter decided to end his life due to depression and severe pain from the arthritis that he had. Apart from that, we didn’t find any wounds from physical assault.” Iptu Oka Bawa concluded on Wednesday evening.

(Image: ©The Bali Sun – I Wayan Yatika)

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Friday 9th of April 2021

Jakoś nie wierzę w samobójstwa tych ludzi.. zbyt wielu cudzoziemców na rajskiej wyspie umiera w niewyjaśnionych okolicznościach.. Uważajcie na siebie "bule" nie ufajcie nikomu. Somehow I do not believe in the suicides of these people .. too many foreigners on the paradise island die in mysterious circumstances .. Beware of yourself "boules" do not trust anyone.


Saturday 10th of April 2021

@Putu, I don't know if I should laugh off my derriere off or be afraid of the statement above. Come on you can do better than that a Polish person with Putu as a first name. Google translation come up with exact words in English. So go figure.

J West

Friday 9th of April 2021

In Thailand there are lots of tall buildings and the suicide are almost exclusively jumpers. Why don’t these people just go home?

L.ynette De March Chelin

Friday 9th of April 2021

This seems to be the cause of death with many expats...way too easy,also how is it that he is working, did he have kitas


Saturday 10th of April 2021

@L.ynette De March Chelin, Your guess is as good as mine. However there is a difference between a national as a long or short term visitor vs an expat with the legal documents to work and live in Indonesia.