Jadin Bell

 

 

 

Age: 15

 

Summary: student at La Grande High School in Northeast Oregon who was reportedly hospitalized on life support in critical condition for nearly two weeks but never regained consciousness from severe brain damage suffered in a January 19, 2013 suicide attempt when a passerby found him hanging from a playground structure at Central Elementary School in La Grande, Oregon after he was driven to take his own life because he was intensely bullied in person and on the Internet for being homosexual, which raised the national profile on youth bullying and gay victimization in bullying.

 

 

Cause of Death: Injuries suffered from a suicide attempt

 

Born: June 4, 1997

 

Died: February 3, 2013

 

Location: Portland, Oregon