7-Year-Old Boy's Death Ruled a Suicide

By Peter Neumann

7-Year-Old Boy's Death Ruled a Suicide

June 4, 2012

DETROIT, Mi. (My TV20 News at 10) --- The death of a 7-year-old Detroit boy on May 23rd has been ruled a suicide.

The Wayne County Medical Examiner says the cause of death was asphyxia from hanging. The boy's 14-year-old sister found her brother hanging in his bedroom.

The boy's mother told police her son had been depressed because of bullying incidents at his school. The boy's mother and father had recently separated.

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