Dusanka and Brane Lukac from western Bosnia had run out of money for fuel and struggled to feed themselves.
Tragic: The place where a poverty stricken woman and her son hung themselves in western Bosnia
A skint woman and her son fed up of scraping a living decided to kill themselves – but they were so poor they hung themselves with the same rope.
The shocking story happened in the village of Jasenica in western Bosnia where 83-year-old Dusanka Lukac lived with her 55-year-old son Brane Lukac in abject poverty.
Neighbours said they knew that the mother and son were struggling but the situation was also the same for many others in the region and there was little opportunity for anybody to help them.
Nevertheless they were shocked when the couple had hung themselves using the same rope.
Neighbour Mirjana Ivanec, 46, said: “They did not have any more money…
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