Video- 14 Year Old Commits Suicide After Facebook Bullying

Posted By on January 21, 2011

Orange County, New York – Kameron Jacobsen has taken his own life at age 14. Friends and family report that he was being mercilessly harassed online because he was perceived to be gay. Video below.

Kameron Jacobsen, suicide, bullying, gay

Kameron Jacobsen

Another beautiful life lost to hate. Our hearts are with Kameron’s family.

*Note – this is apparently the second suicide from Monroe-Woodbury High School within the past 2 weeks.

Sources: Teenager Kills Himself After Facebook Taunts: MyFoxNY.com

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  1. LOrion says:

    Horrific…. Townspeople need to get on it, since school district hasn’t. Get PEER MEDIATION taught in all District shools. Works wonderfully.
    Upper class HS taught first. They teach younger HS and also MS and here in our town just went around and taught 6th graders too!

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