Teenager commits suicide after failing matric

An 18-year-old matriculant from Eshowe, in northern KwaZulu-Natal, committed suicide after finding out that he had failed his matric examinations for the second time, South African Broadcasting Corporation news reported on Friday.

The teenager was found hanging from a tree by family members after collecting his results from Manxele High School.

He was one of six matriculants who failed of the 28 pupils who wrote the exams.

School principal Mzonjani Zulu said the boy was repeating matric.
- Sapa

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