13-Year-Old Penang Boy Dies By Suicide

The boy reportedly complained about having too much homework.

KUALA LUMPUR, August 26 — A 13-year-old boy from Penang took his own life because he reportedly couldn’t cope with school work.

The Star reported that the child’s parents found his body at home in George Town last Saturday night.

“The boy was rushed to the Penang Hospital but died on his way there,” George Town OCPD Asst Comm Che Zaimani Che Awang was quoted saying.

“The teenager was also said to have little interest in studying. He had complained of having too much homework before.”

For emotional support, please call toll-free Befrienders in the Klang Valley (03-7956 8145) and Penang (04-281 5161/281 1108).

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