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Suicide of 13-year-old Lucas: "Bullying was the trigger", according to his mother


The mother of the schoolboy who committed suicide after being harassed because of his homosexuality spoke at a press conference. Four college students will be judged in the spring.

The mother of young Lucas, a schoolboy who committed suicide in early January in Golbey (Vosges), estimated on Monday January 30 that the harassment suffered by her son because of his homosexuality had clearly been "

the trigger

" in the transition to the act of the 13-year-old boy.

For me it was the harassment that was the trigger

,” said Séverine, 35, very moved during a press conference organized in Épinal alongside her lawyer, Me Catherine Faivre.

Call for protection from the four stalkers

Four college students will be tried in the spring for harassing and pushing Lucas to suicide, public prosecutor Frédéric Nahon announced on Friday January 27.

Lucas' mother, however, insisted that the four college students who will be tried in the spring be "


" for having harassed and pushed her son to suicide, victims of threats on social networks: "they

're still kids

", he said. she pointed out.

I still have to blame them, my son is no longer there

” because they “

were mean to him

”, she added, her voice choking with emotion.

She wanted their appearance in court to make them "


" and "

that they carry out actions behind

", continued the young woman, indicating that she wanted to intervene in schools in the future to raise awareness against harassment.

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When we go to make interventions, that they come with us, it could be good that they intervene with us

", to explain the consequences of what "

they did

", she still estimated.


If I could help others with their own feelings, it would be one more victory, a step forward to make everyone think

," added Séverine, who was struggling to hold back her tears.

Source: lefigaro

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