Seth Walsh: 13-Yr Old Commits Suicide After Bullying (Video)
Seth Walsh, a 13-year-old boy from Tehachapi, California, has committed suicide after being bullied by classmates over his sexual orientation.
How did Seth Walsh die?
KGET-TV reported that Seth Walsh died Tuesday, September 28 after spending nine days on life support after hanging himself from a tree in his yard.
Seth Walsh's classmates say the 13-year-old was repeatedly bullied for being gay.
Tehachapi police stated they interviewed several students who bullied Seth Walsh, but no charged will be laid.
Meanwhile, the family of Seth Walsh is asking for privacy as they get through this difficult time. Seth had three siblings, ages 11, 17 and 18.
One family member released a Seth Walsh tribute video on YouTube, which stated:
"He was bullied and teased, now in the hospital, this face right here is suffering because of bullying, never say a mean thing again."
A fund has been set up to the the family of Seth Walsh deal with their expenses. Donations will be accepted at any Bank of the Sierra branch.
A funeral for Seth Walsh will be held Friday at 3:30 p.m. at First Baptist Church in Tehachapi.
A similarly tragic story took place in Texas last week as 13-year-old Asher Brown committed suicide. Brown shot himself in the head after classmates repeatedly taunted him and accused him of being gay.