Grade 8 student commits suicide

BATAC CITY, Jan.11–Police said a young male student allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself inside their house at Brgy, Dariwdiw, this city.

Senior Inspector Eddie Suyat, deputy police chief, said the victim (his name withheld), 14, Grade 8 student, was found lifeless by his father and subsequently reported the incident to the police station by his aunt.

Investigation showed that prior to the incident, the boy was scolded by his parents for indulging too much with his chums (barkada) and neglected his studies.

Due to apparent hurt feeling, the boy ended his precious life, leaving no farewell notes to his loved ones, the investigator said. (tri-media report)