( 4UMF NEWS ) Seven-Year-Old Commits Suicide:
The boy was found by his 14-year-old sister on Wednesday evening, hanging from a bunk bed with a belt around his neck, cops told the CBS affiliate in Detroit.
The sister reportedly went to get help, and an adult family member tried to revive the boy.
Neighbor Harold Pleasant told the Fox affiliate in Detroit he witnessed the commotion from his own home.
“[The sister] was just laying there, crying and howling,” he said.
The boy was pronounced dead at a nearby hospital.
Pleasant described him as a “cheerful young man.”
Fox reports that police believe bullying at school is what led to the boy’s death.
Police told the Daily News the investigation into motive for the apparent suicide is ongoing.
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