Obituary for Pennsylvania teen who killed herself calls on bullies to change their ways (Daily News)

The family of a Pennsylvania teen who killed herself this week used her obituary to shine a light on bullying.  Sadie L. Riggs, a 15-year-old from Bedford who recently began her studies at Bedford Senior High School, hanged herself on Monday. Her loved ones, in an obituary posted by Geisel Funeral Homes, recalled her bright spirit while addressing the struggles she also faced.  “In an effort to debunk the rumors about Sadie’s death we would like to share this information. Yes, Sadie took her own life, she hung herself,” it reads.  “For the bullies involved, please know you were effective in making her feel worthless. That is all between you and God now, but please know that it is not too late to change.”  Sadie’s aunt, who lived with the teen, said the high school student was primarily bullied through apps like SnapChat, Kik and Instagram. (read more)

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