Second Parkland student dead in a week of ‘apparent suicide’

A student from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School died in an “apparent suicide” on Saturday night time (March 23), Coral Springs, Florida, police mentioned, simply a week after a 19-year-old survivor of the 2018 mass capturing on the faculty took her personal life.

The student’s title and age weren’t launched, and Officer Tyler Reik mentioned the loss of life is underneath investigation. Reik couldn’t verify the student’s gender or age and didn’t present the trigger of loss of life.

A week in the past, the Parkland, Florida, faculty was shaken by the loss of life of Sydney Aiello, who took her personal life. She struggled with survivor’s guilt and had just lately been recognized with post-traumatic stress dysfunction, her mom informed CBS Miami. Aiello was a senior at Stoneman Douglas final 12 months when a gunman killed 17 college students and college employees. One of her mates, Meadow Pollack, was killed in the capturing.

News of the student’s loss of life comes on the first anniversary of the March for Our Lives, the huge student-led demonstration towards gun violence that was held in Washington and a number of different U.S. cities.

On Sunday, David Hogg, one of the student activists who rose to prominence in the wake of the Parkland capturing, referred to as for officers to do extra to forestall such deaths.