Tuesday, April 9, 2013

17-year-old Lyceum student commits suicide

The body of a 17-year-old boy was found lifeless Tuesday dawn in Manila.

The victim was identified as Darryl Tolentino Avila, first year Computer Science student of the Lyceum of the Philippines University in Manila.

According to SPO3 Rodelio Lingcum, investigator of the Manila Police District - Homicide Section, around 1:45 a.m. on Tuesday, April 9, when Avila's body was found by his uncle named Jay.

It was believed the victim had previously tried to end his life after suicide materials were found in his room. Police also discovered cuts on the arms of the victim. He also had his neck entangled with a bed sheet and assumed had drunk a bathroom cleaner.

Police are still investigating on the incident to find out what pushed the victim to end his life.

[via Remate. Photo: Jun Acullador, Flickr.]

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