A 12-year-old boarding school student identified as Storm, is believed to have committed suicide on Tuesday, Jan 23, after she was bullied by classmates because she was a nerd and loved Math and Science.
The beautiful girl killed herself inside a prestigious boarding school in Washington D.C. Storm was a seventh-grader at The SEED Public Charter School of Washington (SEED DC).
Police responded to the school after they received a report of an unconscious person. Storm was found dead in her dorm room. The police are currently investigating the death as a suicide.
The parents of the girl were interviewed and they disclosed that the girl was being bullied. Social media reports say that the girl was called a nerd because of her interest in Math and Science. The school is although yet to confirm that the girl was a victim of bullying within the school premises.
The school released a statement regarding Storm’s death that reads:
“We are deeply saddened to report that a SEED DC student unexpectedly passed away this morning. This is, of course, a terrible tragedy for the family first and foremost, as well as for the entire SEED Community. We ask that you respect the privacy of the family and of our community of scholars and teachers in their mourning.”
Reviews on the website Greatschools.org indicate that the school, SEED DC has a history of bullying.
One review about SEED DC read:
“This school almost breeds bullies. It allows students to beat up other kids and teachers with no consequences. There is no accountability.”
Another reviewer wrote:
“They breed bullies at SEED DC and then protect them. Without any concern on hat happens to the victims. Don’t let your children stay in the dorms.”
Investigation regarding the death of Storm is on-going and the school management may likely face disciplinary actions if they are found wanting.