GEORGE NEWS - Bianca Carls, spokesperson for the Western Cape Health Department, has confirmed that a 36-year-old woman took her own life today by jumping to her death from the 3rd floor of George Hospital.
The woman was a patient at the hospital.
The incident took place at approximately 14:00 this afternoon and is being investigated by the police and the Western Cape Health Department.
The department is providing counseling to staff members and the victim's family.
The Western Cape Government Health would like to convey its deepest sympathy to the family of the woman during this time.