• assistant May 14, 2017 5:50 pm

    A Suicide at Age 8? Very Rare, But Not Inconceivable

    The death was startling even to the coroner: a boy only 8 years old apparently killing himself in his Cincinnati bedroom. Now Gabriel Taye’s January death is being re-examined, after it emerged that he was bullied and knocked unconscious at school two days before he died. Hamilton County Coroner Lakshmi Sammarco’s office has ruled Gabriel’s death a suicide, but she...

  • assistant May 13, 2017 10:47 pm

    Mom of Ohio Boy Who Killed Himself Vows He ‘Will Be Heard'

    The mother of an 8-year-old Ohio boy who killed himself after she says he was bullied at school pledges to speak out on his behalf. Cornelia Reynolds said in a Friday statement that her son Gabriel Taye’s voice “will be heard” and she urges parents to tell their children to seek help if they are being hurt. “It is my...

  • assistant May 13, 2017 8:03 am

    School: Boy, 8, Who Killed Himself Never Said He Was Bullied

    An 8-year-old boy shown on surveillance video being knocked to the floor unconscious at school two days before he killed himself told staff he had fainted and never said he had been bullied or assaulted, a school spokeswoman said Friday. Gabriel Taye’s mother didn’t learn of the bullying until her attorneys saw a copy of an email written by a...

  • attorney May 12, 2017 12:29 am

    Ohio 8-Year-Old Was Bullied Before Killing Himself, Attorneys Say

    School officials never told the mother of an 8-year-old Ohio boy who killed himself that another student had thrown him against the wall two days earlier and knocked him unconscious in an attack recorded by a surveillance video, attorneys for the boy’s mother said Thursday....
    The 8-year-old hanged himself with a necktie in the bedroom of his Cincinnati home on Jan....

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