Pupil drowns self after failing Grade
Johannesburg - A teenager drowned himself in the Tontonyane village in Mahikeng after failing Grade 11, North West police said on Sunday.
The 19-year-old youth jumped into a dam, said spokesperson Duduzile Zwane.
"He left a letter at home for his father and sent a SMS to a police officer and fellow church member earlier in the day, informing them about the suicide," she said.
Police divers retrieved the body on Saturday.
The teenager had been a pupil at the Ramaine High School.