Boy commits suicide by hanging while imitating scenes from a movie

A seven years old boy has committed suicide by hanging in Nantabulirirwa, Mukono district. Derrick Waderu was imitating scenes from a movie he watched at home. His father David Ddenga confirmed this to High Sound for children. The mother of the deceased Anna Tumwekwase says the little boy was assigned to clean the house but got diverted by scenes in a movie that was running on TV and told his elder brother that he was going to act his own movie. “He used a shoe lace that he tied on a top decker bed and later put it around his neck. We found him hanging” Her mother told HSC in a telephone conversation amid tears. He was doing this with his bigger brother who noticed that the late was not moving and tried to unfasten the shoe lace but it was too late to save his life. The area LC one Chairman, Patrick Mpaata says the incident is unfortunate but blamed it on parents who never give guidance to their children while watching television. Police from Seeta has transferred the body to Kawolo hospital for a postmortem.

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