Veteran actor Kuntu Blankson of Akan drama fame commits suicide

Kuntu Blankson
The late Kuntu Blankson

Veteran actor, Kuntu Blankson of the Akan drama television series which was aired in the 1990s has committed suicide.

The good old actor was found dead in his kitchen this morning. Sources say, he sneaked out of the bedroom and crept to the kitchen to hang himself, leaving behind his wife and children in grief.

The incident occurred at the Moree Junction, a suburb of Cape Coast in the Central Region.

Preliminary reports indicate that he had earlier attempted suicide but did not succeed. He was on a contract at the Laboratory of the University of Cape Coast.

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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 60year old man was part of the Adehye Drama Group along with Joe, Adadzewaa, Abeiku, amongst others.

Kuntu Blankson was one of the favourite characters of many because he was a hilarious actor.


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