Grade 9 pupil found hanging from a tree

2017-12-01 06:00
PHOTO: siphelele nketoMazibula Ndevu at the tree where Nkanyezi Mncwabe’s body was found hanging.

PHOTO: siphelele nketoMazibula Ndevu at the tree where Nkanyezi Mncwabe’s body was found hanging.

Multimedia   ·   User Galleries   ·   News in Pictures Send us your pictures  ·  Send us your stories

THE family of 15-year-old Nkanyezi Mncwabe are in a state of shock after his body was found hanging from a tree on Monday. It is suspected he committed suicide.

SAPS have opened an inquest docket.

Nkanyezi had finished his final Grade 9 exams at Carl Malcomess High last week.

SAPS spokesman Captain Dumisani­ Ncongo confirmed that Nkanyezi’s body was found hanging­ with a rope around his neck at 5am.

There were no other visible injuries. His body was taken to a government mortuary for a postmortem.

His mother Bongiwe said her son was last seen on Sunday night when he went out without telling her where he was going.

“On Sunday he was happy, he played with his siblings and had supper in the evening and there were no signs that something was wrong.

“I am concerned about why he killed himself,” she said.

He wanted to become an attorney and loved playing softball and table tennis.

A relative Mazibula Ndevu, showed Fever the tree where his body was found.

She said Nkanyezi was loyal and humble and had a great sense of humour and what he has done is “unbelievable”.

Join the conversation!

24.com encourages commentary submitted via MyNews24. Contributions of 200 words or more will be considered for publication.

We reserve editorial discretion to decide what will be published.
Read our comments policy for guidelines on contributions.
NEXT ON NEWS24X

Inside News24

 
/News
Traffic Alerts
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.
 
English
Afrikaans
isiZulu

Hello 

Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.


Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.

Settings

Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.




Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.