A 13 year old boy of Nchelenge District in Luapula Province has committed suicide after hanging himself from a mango tree using his shirt.

Luapula Province Police Commissioner Hudson Namachila confirmed the incident to Zambia News and Information Services (ZANIS) yesterday and identified the deceased as Boston Mwewa of Mutono village in Chief Kambwalis area.

Mr Namachila said the Juvenile told his mother that he was going to Kashikishi for Christmas but later went behind the house and hanged himself from a mango tree.

He says the Juvenile was found hanging from a mango tree at around 09:30 hours.

Mr Namachila said the police in the area and relatives to the deceased do not suspect any foul play.

Police have since advised the family to bury the deceased body and mark the grave.

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