The Nagoya Board of Education on Monday began an investigation into the death of a 12-year-old boy who jumped to his death in front of a train at a Nagoya subway station on Sunday.
A suicide note was found in the boy's desk at home, in which he said he had been bullied at school, Fuji TV reported.
According to police, the boy jumped in front of a train at Shonai-dori Station on the Tsurumai line in Nishi Ward at around 4 p.m. Sunday. He was taken to hospital where he was pronounced dead about 90 minutes later.
The education board said the boy's family found a note in their son's desk at home. In the note, the boy wrote that he was being bullied at school and at school club activities. He said other boys kept telling him he was weak. He said that he couldn't stand it anymore and intended to kill himself.
The boy was a member of the school table tennis club.
The school said that the boy had not been absent and that he had filled out a questionnaire on bullying at school and never said anything about being bullied.© Japan Today