Was the teenager bullied in middle school? This is what investigators are trying to determine after the suicide on May 12 of a 13-year-old schoolgirl in Vendin-le-Vieil (Pas-de-Calais). Six teenage girls were interviewed in connection with this case, says La Voix du Nord.
The girl, a fourth-grade student, was buried Monday and may have been a victim of harassment at Bracke-Derousseaux College. Proceedings were "ongoing" regarding this situation, and reports had been made to academic services before the teen's suicide.
"Many cried in class"
An investigation, entrusted to the central police station of Lens, will have to determine if these facts of harassment are related to his suicide.
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It is not known who the girls interviewed by the investigators are, or even if they were schooled in the same school as the young victim.
"Many cried in class yesterday. The atmosphere was heavy, confided the day after his death a member of the supervisory team. It's very hard for them, you can see it on their faces. »