Is “Bullycide” a thing?

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Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Robert “T-Bob” Cassels, Jr., 78, of the Rosefield Community, passed from this life on Sunday, Sep

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Chuckey Marvin Foley, 57, of Orlando, Florida and a native of Jena, LA, passed away to be with th

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Shirley Beth Hatten, 77, of Jena, passed from this life on Friday, September 14, 2018, at the LaS

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Mary Parker Valentine Taylor, 94, of the Belah Community near Jena, passed from this life on Wedn

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

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By Morgan Tarpley Smith

Apparently, some say that “bullying” and “suicide” aren’t necessarily linked – and even though, yes, many cases of suicide occur for many different and multiple reasons I think suicides especially those linked to young adulthood are predominant because of a link between the two. But those are just my thoughts after I read an online article regarding them. Either way, it’s a sad and horrible matter. Here’s the article for you to check out.

“The death of a girl who died by what her parents call ‘bullycide’ is raising questions about whether suicide can be attributed to bullying. Ashawnty Davis, a 10-year-old student at Sunrise Elementary in Aurora, Colo., died Wednesday after spending two weeks on life support at Children’s Hospital Colorado because she had hanged herself in a closet in her home.

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