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Lawrence Central Student Dies After Suicide Attempt At School

Last updated on Friday, October 11, 2013

(LAWRENCE) - School officials in Lawrence say a student at Lawrence Central has dead after attempting suicide Friday morning.

The Lawrence Township Schools released the following statement, "It is with deep sadness that I am letting the Lawrence Central Family know that the student who attempted suicide on today was pronounced dead early this afternoon. We will have counseling services available to any student who needs support during this very difficult time. Counselors will be available at school this afternoon and again on Saturday and Monday from 9:00 A.M. to 1:00 P.M. in the School Commons. We are all devastated by the events of the day. Please keep the family in your thoughts and prayers."

The female freshman student was given medical attention at the school before being transported to the hospital.

"Please keep the student and family in your thoughts and prayers," the school wrote in a statement.

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