A 9-year-old Standard 3 pupil at Bwelelo primary school in Nkhata Bay has committed suicide after hanging himself in his parents’ house.
Nkhata Bay Police Station Publicist Sergeant Kondwani James has confirmed the death of Thomas Banda.
The deceased is alleged to have left his friends he was playing with before being found by her mother struggling to breath.
According to the Police Spokesperson, the deceased died upon arrival at Nkhatabay district hospital where he was rushed to.
An autopsy conducted at the facility show that he died due to suffocation.
Meanwhile, the law enforcers have launched an investigation into the matter.