TITLE

Gay Ajax student kills himself

AUTHOR(S)
Rau, Krishna
PUB. DATE
December 2007
SOURCE
Xtra (Toronto);12/6/2007, Issue 603, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on suicide committed by 13-year-old Shaquille Wisdom of Ajax High School in Ontario on October 22, 2007. Wisdom hanged himself to death after being bullied at school and online for being a gay student. According to his stepmother, Wisdom has been stuffed into a garbage can by fellow students days prior to his death. Andrea Pidwerbecki of the District Durham District School Board said school officials became aware of the bullying only when the media released news about it.
ACCESSION #
28036910

 

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