UK Today News: Seth Walsh – Bullied Gay 13-Year Old Boy Dies After Suicide Attempt In California
Seth Walsh, a 13-year-old boy from Tehachapi, California, died after he succumbed to a suicide attempt he made last week. The teenager was gay and was bullied for several weeks at school.
A tribute video to Seth Walsh
Reports state that Walsh passed away on Tuesday afternoon after being admitted in hospital nine days earlier. He attempted suicide bt hanging himself from a tree.
The death of Walsh is shocking and students at his school claim that the school authorities did nothing to intervene in the repeated bullying that the teen was subjected to. The school even had an anti-bullying program.
Walsh becomes the third teen to kill himself this month following continuous anti-gay bullying. Police said that there will be no charges made in his death.
Sources say that a memorial service will take place on Friday, 1st October, at 3:30 p.m. at the Tehachapi First Baptist Church.