Student found hanged at home

IPOH - A Form Five student with a previous psychiatric record was found hanged at his double-storey home at Taman Bandar Baru, Kampar.

Kampar OCPD Supt Ng Kong Soon said the teenager’s mother had just returned from sending his siblings to school when she made the shocking discovery at 7.30am yesterday.

The 17-year-old boy from SMK Sentosa had hung himself using his school tie at the house staircase.

His body was sent for post-mortem at the Kampar Hospital and the cause of death has been confirmed as asphyxia due to hanging.

The police is treating the case as sudden death.