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15-year-old hangs himself after texting a girl

Possible case of 'unrequited love'

22 January, 18:45
15-year-old hangs himself after texting a girl (ANSA) - Chivasso, January 22 - A 15-year-old boy hanged himself in the garage of his mother's home in the northern Italian town of Tonengo di Mazzè, police said Wednesday.

His mother reportedly found his body late Tuesday evening. The teen, who was in his second year of secondary school, sent a text message to a girl of his age prior to killing himself saying "I will watch over you from above". Police are investigating, but it seems the act may have been due to the boy's feelings towards the girl, who presumably did not feel the same way towards him.

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