Schoolboy dies after collapsing during pricegiving ceremony
A 12-year-old schoolboy, who suddenly collapsed on the ground during a school price-giving ceremony held on Wednesday, was later pronounced dead. The deceased Ramaiya Jegadeesan was a grade seven student of Wijeyaratnam Maha Vidyalaya of Sea Street in Negombo and a resident in the same area.
He had been seated on the front row amongst the other students during the prize-giving when he suddenly collapsed on the ground.
The unconscious boy was then rushed to the Negombo Hospital but pronounced dead upon admission.
The corpse awaits a post- mortem to determine the cause of his mysterious death. Negombo Police are conducting inquires.