Days After Crying For Help – Ghanaian Maid Found Dead In Lebanese Republic [FULL STORY]
A Ghanaian maid was found dead in Lebanon about 18 hours after she cried out for help and pleaded to go back home.
On the morning of March 13,
The 23-year-old Ghanaian maid Faustina Tay sent a message to a group of activists she had told about the violence she was enduring at the hands of her Lebanese employers.
She sent out, “God help me please,” but was found dead 18 hours later.
Tay’s body was discovered in a car park under the fourth-storey home of her employers in the southern suburbs of Beirut, on March 14th between 3 and 4 am.
A forensic doctor who examined her body found that her death was caused by a head injury “because of falling and crash from a high position.
The doctor has found “no physical attack signs”
A search of the home of Tay’s employers showed no signs of a struggle, and the death was being investigated as a suicide, a police report reports.
Her Lebanese father, Hussein Dia, whose home Tay had been living and working in at the time of her death for 10 months, told Al Jazeera that he and his family were sleeping when she died.
Saying that he has no idea why she took her own life because he never physically abused her –”I never laid a hand on her.”
Meanwhile, Tay sent her brother in Ghana hundreds of texts asking for help in the week before her death.
She also sent hundreds of text messages and more than 40 minutes of voice messages to successful Canada.