• NBC August 8, 2017 1:04 pm

    Family of Bullied Ohio Boy Who Committed Suicide Sues School

    The family of Gabriel Taye, the 8-year-old boy who killed himself in January after a bullying attack, has sued the child’s school over the circumstances of Gabriel’s bullying, NBC News reported. The 41-page lawsuit filed Monday in federal district court in Cincinnati says the school only notified the boy’s mother after he had recovered completely from an assault in the...

  • detective May 14, 2017 2:50 pm

    A Suicide at Age 8? Very Rare, But Not Inconceivable

    The death was startling even to the coroner: a boy only 8 years old apparently killing himself in his Cincinnati bedroom. Now Gabriel Taye’s January death is being re-examined, after it emerged that he was bullied and knocked unconscious at school two days before he died. Hamilton County Coroner Lakshmi Sammarco’s office has ruled Gabriel’s death a suicide, but she...

  • detective May 13, 2017 7:47 pm

    Mom of Ohio Boy Who Killed Himself Vows He ‘Will Be Heard'

    The mother of an 8-year-old Ohio boy who killed himself after she says he was bullied at school pledges to speak out on his behalf. Cornelia Reynolds said in a Friday statement that her son Gabriel Taye’s voice “will be heard” and she urges parents to tell their children to seek help if they are being hurt. “It is my...

  • detective May 13, 2017 5:03 am

    School: Boy, 8, Who Killed Himself Never Said He Was Bullied

    An 8-year-old boy shown on surveillance video being knocked to the floor unconscious at school two days before he killed himself told staff he had fainted and never said he had been bullied or assaulted, a school spokeswoman said Friday. Gabriel Taye’s mother didn’t learn of the bullying until her attorneys saw a copy of an email written by a...

  • Ohio May 12, 2017 8:24 pm

    Surveillance Video Shows 8-Year-Old Who Committed Suicide Being Bullied: Attorneys

    The Cincinnati, Ohio, school district released copies of a choppy 24-minute-long video that shows 8-Year-Old Gabriel Taye being pushed into a wall and knocking him unconscious on Jan. 24, according to his mother’s attorneys. Gabriel hanged himself with a necktie in the bedroom of his Cincinnati apartment on Jan. 26.

  • NBCUniversal Inc. May 11, 2017 8:28 pm

    Bullying Blamed in 8-Year-Old's Suicide in Ohio

    The mother of an 8-year-old Ohio boy who hanged himself says a surveillance video proves he was severely bullied at school prior to his death. School officials called the boy’s mother the day her son was bullied and said he had fainted, attorney Carla Leader told The Associated Press.

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