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Teenager Suicide- Because of Bullies

The parents of a gay teenager from Michigan, who committed suicide in late November, have said that intense bullying was to blame for their son’s death. Josh Pacheco, 17, of Fenton, Michigan, was being bullied frequently inside and outside of school, and only came out to his mother two months ago, before committing suicide on 27 November, reports MLive.

His mother, Lynnette Capehart, said: ”My son was very funny and exceptionally sensitive and loving to other people’s feelings. “He was having problems with bullying. He didn’t really want to tell us very much… it was very disheartening to me,” she continued.

She went on to say that school officials at Linden High School had never told her about the bullying her son was facing, and that she, and his stepfather, only found out about the bullying after his death.

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