Police investigate apparent student suicide at Sussex Tech HS
By Amy Cherry

Updated Friday, November 15, 2013 - 4:59pm

State Police are investigating an apparent suicide at Sussex Tech High School in Georgetown.

Police say they found a 15-year-old girl unresponsive inside a bathroom on the first floor near the cafeteria.

A staff member administered CPR. The girl was taken to a local hospital, where she was pronounced dead.

The school operated on a low-level lockdown for much of the day, but no students or faculty were ever in danger.

State Police are continuing to investigate, but say no weapon was used in the suicide.

In a statement on their website, the school district says they're heartbroken over this tragic loss and will provide counseling to students and staff who need it.



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