Alabama mother blames 9-year-old daughter’s suicide on bullying

Demopolis, Ala. — An Alabama mother says bullying led her 9-year-old daughter to commit suicide, CBS Birmingham affiliate WIAT reports. “She told me that this one particular child was writing her nasty notes in class,” said the mother, Jasmine Adams. “It was just things you wouldn’t think a 9-year-old should know. And my baby, to tell me […]

Birmingham 9 year old girl kills self after school bullying and ADHD medicine

How medication for ADHD may have led to Madison Whitsett- a 9 year old Birmingham, Alabama girl committing suicide after bullying at school. The family of a nine year old Birmingham, Alabama girl who took her own life are blaming bullying at school for their daughter’s suicide death. Madison ‘Maddie’ Whitsett died on Monday after the student ‘intentionally’ hanged herself in her bedroom closet. AL.com cited Madison’s […]

Mother mourns the death of daughter gone to suicide after being bullied

“It’s her glasses. It’s her braces. It’s she’s shaped funny, her shoes, her clothes,” said Perkins. Author: Mike McDaniel / Eyewitness News (WWL) Published: 10:56 PM CST November 18, 2021 Updated: 11:09 PM CST November 18, 2021 NEW ORLEANS — Antoinette Perkins wants to be the voice she says her 13-year-old daughter, Tierra James, never […]

Tennessee parents grieve 12-year-old son bullied before suicide

SHELBYVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – The Bedford County community is pleading for bullying to stop after a 12-year-old boy took his own life Sunday. Eli Fritchley was a seventh-grader at Cascades Middle school where he played the trombone in the marching band. His parents describe him as a peaceful soul who wasn’t afraid to be himself. […]

For a ‘small, sensitive little boy in a heavy boy’s body,’ life became too much

On Friday, the fifth grader ended his life before it had even begun. One of his younger brothers made the grim discovery Friday evening. There were signs he was struggling. “We knew there were problems and we tried to keep encouraging him,” said Linda Lash-Smith, 56, Phillip’s grandmother. “We just did not realize how deep […]