Lebanon News

12-year-old found hanged in apparent suicide

A general view of the eastern town of Zahle. (The Daily Star/Nassif Seif)

BEIRUT: A 12-year-old boy was found hanged at his home in east Lebanon Tuesday, security sources told The Daily Star, in an apparent case of suicide.

The incident took place in Kfar Zabad, Zahle, the sources said, adding the boy was found hanging from a closet by a jeans belt in his bedroom.

The boy’s mother made the discovery after she noticed her son was late for school and had headed to his room to check on him.

They said the death appeared to be a case of suicide.





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