Facts of harassment had been clearly established, the high school student ended his life in his room, in Poissy, on September 5, 2023.
The investigation has only just begun, but the police at the Conflans-Sainte-Honorine police station are facing a tragedy whose causes could be directly linked to school bullying. As reported The Parisian and AFP, a 15-year-old teenager was found dead hanged in his room, at his home in Poissy in the Yvelines, Tuesday, September 5 at the end of the afternoon.
The body of the young high school student was discovered by his mother, the child had wrapped his neck in his bolster case and hung on his loft bed. The intervention of the firefighters did not save the teenager, who died of cardiorespiratory arrest.
“An investigation is underway, but the first elements that have been put together by its services clearly show that acts of harassment had been declared during the 2022-2023 school year”, said the Ministry of National Education this Wednesday.
The principal of his former high school was informed
A report had indeed been made to the Poissy police station, a few months ago, by the teenager and his father, to report on the harassment that the teenager suffered in the spring at the Adrienne-Bolland high school. The principal as well as the rectorate had been seized.
At the start of the school year, he had changed establishments: he had joined a vocational school in the 14th arrondissement of Paris, as reported by BFMTV. It is not known if the acts of harassment were able to continue and in what way. According to BFMTV, the Minister of National Education “was able to talk with the victim’s mother on the phone, and was able to show her his absolute support”.