Man commits suicide after attempting to murder woman in a city hotel
The body of a man believed to be from Linden was removed from the Shack hotel in Norton Street just around 1 this afternoon. There are reports that the man and a woman checked into the hotel earlier in the day.
A staff told the media that they heard screaming and tumbling coming from inside the room; then they saw the woman barge out of the room saying that the man was attempting to kill her.
It is unclear if the couple was having any problems but the hotel staff told the media that the man reportedly ingested a poisonous substance.
The Police are looking into the matter. This newscast understands that the couple is from Linden and the man has been identified as Egleton Grant.