News Sections
KY. Boy Kills Self After Being Bullied
Updated May 5, 2013 12:09 AM | Filed under: WBIW News
 Print    Archive    RSS

(TAYLOR MILL, Ky.) (AP) -The parents of a northern Kentucky eighth-grader hope their son's suicide after being bullied will help stem the abuse middle school students sometimes are subjected to.

The 13-year-old Woodland Middle School student, fatally shot himself in his bedroom in his family's home in Kenton County on Friday.

His parents don't want new laws and they don't want the students who bullied their son prosecuted. They just want bullying to stop.

The parents say they were at a loss about why their son killed himself until about 150 people gathered on their lawn for a vigil on Saturday and named those who had bullied their son. The boy's funeral will be Friday evening.

« Previous Article
Next Article »

 Print    Archive    RSS

Have a question or comment about a news story? Send it to

Advertise with 1340 AM WBIW
Find more about Weather in Bedford, IN
Advertise with 1340 AM WBIW

1340 AM WBIW, Bedford's Place To Talk. Serving Lawrence and surrounding counties since 1948!

© 2018 Ad-Venture Media, Inc. All Rights Reserved. and Listen Live Powered by HPC

Advertise  |  Careers  |  Contests  |  About  |  Feedback  |  Public File