Oh No,Not Again

26 May

Detroit Cops: 7-Year-Old Killed Self After Bullying
He was also depressed over parents’ split By Dustin Lushing, Newser Staff

Detroit’s police chief calls it “unfathomable”: A 7-year-old boy hanged himself from his bunk bed with a belt, depressed over his parents’ separation and because he got bullied constantly at school and around his neighborhood, reports the Detroit Free Press. He was discovered by his 14-year-old-sister, who saw him through the keyhole of his locked door.

“To imagine a child that young, who is so sad, that believes his only option is to do this? Heartbreaking is not a strong enough word,” said a city councilwoman. The boy had talked about hurting himself, said the chief, and the family’s pastor had been counseling him. In fact, the last time the boy’s mother saw her son alive was Wednesday afternoon, when she left to talk to the pastor about his depression.

CaseClosed2: What can be done to stop our children from killing themselves because of bullying and depression? Please voice your opinions on this important issue.

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Posted by on May 26, 2012 in Education News


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