Sister Heartbroken as Little Brother Studying in Boarding School Returns in Coffin

Sister Heartbroken as Little Brother Studying in Boarding School Returns in Coffin

  • A woman named Kristabell shared a viral TikTok video about her brother's tragic death at the Bishop Crowther Seminary School
  • Her brother, who had been studying at the boarding school, died in a fire incident which started when a student left a charcoal iron on
  • She expressed confusion and bitterness over his death, questioning why he did not manage to escape when others did

A woman has shared a devastating clip explaining how her little brother, who has been studying in a boarding school, returned home in a coffin after his tragic death.

Student who died in school.
A woman mourned her brother who died in school. Her video has since gone viral. Photo: Kristabella.22.
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How student died in school

The woman, identified as Kristabell, shared the heartwrenching viral video saying her brother died in a fire incident at the Bishop Crowther Seminary School in Nigeria.

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In her viral TikTok video that has garnered millions of views, the lady explained that a fire started when a student ironing clothes left the charcoal iron on, which caused the fire.

Her brother was the only casualty in the incident.

"The death is so strange. Maybe he was already dead before the fire started, or he was unconscious. I can’t say because of how others escaped, and he didn’t?" she bitterly said in her lengthy caption.

She vowed that none of her relatives would ever attend a boarding school again.

In a series of videos, she showed the heartbreaking moment when her brother's body arrived at the homestead for the burial preparations.

"You died a painful death. The fire burnt you till death. Rest well, brother," she sadly wrote.

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Meanwhile, Briefly News reported that the Eastern Cape has recorded one death so far since the start of the winter initiation season. The initiate's death has been linked to a possible bogus initiation school in the Mzamomhle area.

Online users were critical of the continuation of the practice in the province, mainly due to the alarming deaths. According to a SABC News report, the local Initiation Committee has since paid a compassionate visit to the dead initiate's bereaved family.

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