Probe finds depressed student committed suicide

An investigation into the discovery of a body of a youth in Panadura yesterday has revealed that the male youth had committed suicide after being depressed for failing his final year exams at the Sri Jayawardenapura University.
The police media unit said that the youth was initially receiving treatment at the Kalubowila hospital after suffering from depression.
However he has later jumped into a lagoon in Panadura and died from drowning, the police media unit said.
The body of the youth was found floating in the water under a railway bridge in Panadura yesterday. (Colombo Gazette)