Marion, Ind. police investigate junior high school student's suicide

Marion, Ind. police investigate junior high school student's suicide

Marion, Ind. police investigate junior high school student's suicide

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by WHAS11

WHAS11.com

Posted on May 6, 2013 at 10:39 PM

Updated Tuesday, May 7 at 3:01 PM

MARION, Ind. (WHAS11) – Police in Marion, Indiana are investigating the suicide of a student at McCulloch Junior High School.

According to the school, the 7th grader was in the gym taking a test and was found dead on school grounds.

A teacher noticed the student missing and began looking around the school.

The student hung herself under the bleachers at the football field and was later pronounced dead on the scene.

A news release from the school said the student’s death may be connected to bullying.

The school decided to keep the children in classes on a modified schedule instead of dismissing them early.

Counseling is being provided to anyone affected by the girl’s death.
 

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