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American resident of Cancun takes his life after unable to find job

Cancun, Q.R. — An American resident of Cancun as been found deceased in an apartment he shared with his wife after becoming depressed due to lack of work.

The 50-year-old man was found hanged as the result of a suicide in an apartment in central Cancun Wednesday morning. The man, who was discovered by his 53-year-old wife, was found hanging from a staircase.

The couple lived on the fourth floor of an apartment complex on Labná Avenue in SM 20. His wife, who is of Mexican nationality, said that her husband was suffering from depression because he was unable to find a job and had been looking for more than two months, adding that he did not speak any Spanish.

The Attorney General’s Office said that the body did not show any traces of violence. Paramedics confirmed the death.

The man, who has not been identified by name, is reported to be from Cincinnati, Ohio. He had a bachelor’s degree in gastronomy.

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