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Westport Police Find No Evidence Of Bullying In Staples Suicide Case

Staples High School in Westport.
Staples High School in Westport. Photo Credit: File

WESTPORT, Conn. – After the parents of a Staples High School teen who committed suicide asked police to investigate, authorities said they found no evidence that bullying or cyberbullying played a role in the death, according to westport-news.com.

Investigators asked that anyone who may have evidence related to the case or to any bullying to come forward, according to westport-news.com.

Christopher Lanni, a 14-year-old freshman, committed suicide on Dec. 23. In a public letter to School Superintendent Elliott Landon, his parents asked authorities to investigate weather the teen may have acted because of bullying, the story said.

The parents said they wanted to help other kids in Westport who might be suffering or be at risk, according to westport-news.com.

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