Madhu Kadel, 27, a former Bhutanese refugee committed suicide this Saturday.
According to Kiran Pele, a member of the Bhutanese Nepali Community of Rochester (BNCR), late Kadel was friendly and a talented person who presented the popular Nepali song “Thokna Madaal Thok” at the cultural event hosted by BNCR on November, 2.
The deceased was resettled in Rochester, NY two and an half years ago from Goldhap refugee camp.
Late Kadel is survived by his parents, wife and three-weeks-old daughter. Until the filing of this news, the actual cause of his death was unknown.
If someone you know exhibits warning signs of suicide, call the U.S. National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 800-273-8255. A free, 24/7 service that can provide suicidal persons or those around them with support, information and local resources.
This news has been edited since last published.