A 12-year-old girl live streamed her own suicide on Facebook. The girl was Katelyn Nichole Davis from Polk County,
The girl sets up a camera using a popular video application to live-stream her suicide—the live feed lasted for 42 whole minutes.
The video can be viewed below is a 12-year-old girl committed suicide, if you cannot handle this kind of imagery, please do not watch.
According to reports, Davis’ body was found on 30 December 2016 with “self-inflicted wounds” outside her home on December 30, 2016. The video (which has since been removed from YouTube) appeared to show her hanging for a number of hours as the sunlight faded. It is unclear how many people were watching her stream, and whether any of them called for help.
Investigators are looking into the possibility of bullying, but her family discovered her diary where she wrote her feelings daily. Apparently, she was on medication for depression and has attempted to take her life in the past but was stopped by her stepfather—who beat her. She also accused her stepfather for attempting to rape her several times.
Suicide is not always an option. Your life is so precious and you took it away in the blink of an eye. Don’t give up, be strong! You just can’t see it, you’re not alone that there is ALWAYS someone you can talk to.