Rebecca Ann Sedwick, 12, Commits Suicide After Cyber Bullying

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Wed, Sep 11 - 3:53 am EST | 1 year ago by
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Tragedy struck in Lakeland, Florida on Tuesday when Rebecca Ann Sedwick was found dead at an abandoned factory. The 12-year-old had apparently committed suicide by jumping off of a silo. Why did she kill herself? Her family is adamant that cyber bullying was the culprit.

Look below for 9 pictures of Rebecca Ann Sedwick, the young lady who left us much too soon. While trolling and being mean on the internet is fun pastime for some people nowadays, cases like this one should be remembered as a possible consequence.

Her mother says that the bullying goes back multiple years — all the way back to elementary school! A handful of kids reportedly picked on her. The family thought the bullies had stopped. Tragically, they hadn’t.

R.I.P. Here are the aforementioned images. Click on the right arrow so you can view all nine:


Rebecca Ann Sedwick

Rebecca Ann Sedwick

Rebecca Ann Sedwick

Rebecca Ann Sedwick and Mom

Suicide Location

Rebecca Ann Sedwick Memorial

Rebecca Ann Sedwick's Mom

Rebecca Ann Sedwick's Mom

Rebecca Ann Sedwick Bullied

 

 

(source: dailymail.co.uk)

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  • Adam W

    Another young life lost over cyber bullying. This is crazy. I wish these young people would look to their parents or someone for help. This is becoming all too commonplace.

  • Morgan

    Parents should educate their children about the risks posed by the internet , and never to reveal their personal information online.These cyber bullies are nothing but cowards hiding behind the anonymity of a fake online identity.

  • Sensitivity Training

    What is the world coming to when even the pretty girls are getting bullied?