A form 4 learner at Roman Catholic Church-run Silveira High School suddenly died in his sleep over the weekend.
It is alleged that before retiring to sleep, the male learner played sports with his friends.
The headmaster at Silveira High School Mutsambiwa confirmed the incident and referred this publication to Bikita District Schools Inspector (DSI) James Mahofa.
He reportedly did not have any complains prior to the incident.
However some of his friends alleged that he had been complaining of heart problems over the past few days and was on medication for a chronic ailment.
Mahofa also confirmed the incident and alleged that the boy has some medication in his trunk.
“We found some heart medication in his trunk and he has been lately complaining about heart problems,” said Mahofa.
According to the post mortem, the boy is reported to have died of cardiac arrest.