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Parents: Our 10-Year-Old Girl Hanged Self Over Video

Ashawnty Davis' family blames bullying at school

(Newser) - Ashawnty Davis was a happy girl who loved basketball and hoped to one day play in the WNBA. But that was before a video showing the 10-year-old fighting with a fellow student at school was posted to social media, say her parents. Already the victim of bullying, Ashawnty endured further... More »

Cops Suspect Suicide Pact in Brothers' Deaths

Boys found with gunshot wounds behind family house

(Newser) - Police suspect murder-suicide or a suicide pact in the death of brothers Bryan Gonzalez, 12, and Christian Gonzalez, 10, in California, but they can't be sure. "Whether it was murder-suicide, or suicide pact, unfortunately we’ll never know for sure,’’ an investigator tells the LA Times . “... More »

6-Year-Old Kills Herself After Being Sent to Room

She's the youngest person to commit suicide in Oregon

(Newser) - Oregon’s medical examiner has concluded that 6-year-old Samantha Kuberski intentionally committed suicide, making her the youngest person ever to kill herself in the state. The first-grader hanged herself in December with a belt from an unused crib, after being sent to her room for arguing with her mother, AOL... More »

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