Hu Xinyu, the 15-year-old boy who went missing from a high school in Yanshan county, Jiangxi province last October, committed suicide, local police said on Thursday.
On Oct 14, Hu, a student at Zhiyuan Senior High School, was reported missing. According to video footage provided by the school, he was last seen at 5:48 pm in the school's dormitories.
Around 12:25 pm on Saturday, police received a call from a member of the public saying they'd seen a body in the woods in Jinji Mountains near the school. After investigation, it was found that the clothes on the body matched those Hu had been wearing at the time of his disappearance, according to DNA results that came out on Sunday, the body indeed belonged to Hu, Yanshan police said in a statement.