Seth Walsh, 13, died Tuesday (Sept 28) after being on life support for ten days.
According to CBS News, he’d hanged himself on Sept 19 from a tree in his backyard after years of relentless bullying. He was found unconscious and airlifted to the hospital.
An investigation was launched into the bullying that pushed Seth to take his own life. The kids at Jacobsen Middle School in Tehachapi, California, who were interviewed by police were upset and regretted enabling the bullying. But according to law, they did not commit a crime.
mother Wendy Walsh, and three siblings, ages 11, 17, and 18.
Seth’s death follows the deaths of other young bullying victims — 13-year-old Asher Brown‘s recent suicide in Texas (he shot himself), and 15-year-old Billy Lucas’s hanging suicide in Indiana — according to Queerty.com.
There will be a memorial service on Friday (Oct 1) at 3:30 P.M. at the Tehachapi First Baptist Church.
RIP, little Seth.
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