Bullied girl who hanged herself removed from life support

A 10-year-old Colorado girl was removed from life support on Wednesday after she hanged herself because a kid in her school recorded video of her being bullied by another classmate and then posted the footage onto social media.

Ashawnty Davis was removed from life support on Wednesday after she spent two weeks at Children's Hospital Colorado following her suicide attempt.

'It's just devastating,' her father, Anthony Davis, told KDVR-TV.

'She was just a child of joy and she brought joy to everyone.'

A 10-year-old Colorado girl was removed from life support on Wednesday after she hanged herself because a kid in her school recorded video of her being bullied by another classmate and then posted the footage onto social media

A 10-year-old Colorado girl was removed from life support on Wednesday after she hanged herself because a kid in her school recorded video of her being bullied by another classmate and then posted the footage onto social media

Ashawnty Davis was removed from life support on Wednesday after she spent two weeks at Children's Hospital Colorado following her suicide attempt

Ashawnty Davis was removed from life support on Wednesday after she spent two weeks at Children's Hospital Colorado following her suicide attempt

In late October, Ashawnty, a fifth-grade student at Sunrise Elementary in Aurora, was involved in a fight after school

In late October, Ashawnty, a fifth-grade student at Sunrise Elementary in Aurora, was involved in a fight after school

In late October, Ashawnty, a fifth-grade student at Sunrise Elementary in Aurora, was involved in a fight after school

In the video, Ashawnty and another girl are seen fighting as a group of kids gathered around to watch

In the video, Ashawnty and another girl are seen fighting as a group of kids gathered around to watch

Ashawnty's mother, Latoshia Harris, says that her daughter confronted a girl who was bullying her

It was recorded by a student and sent to an app called Musical.ly,

Ashawnty's mother, Latoshia Harris, says that her daughter confronted a girl who was bullying her. It was recorded by a student and sent to an app called Musical.ly. After the clip was posted to Musical.ly, Ashawnty was subjected to frequent teasing and bullying at school

Two weeks after the clip of the fight was posted to social media, Ashawnty hanged herself in a closet. She then spent another two weeks on life support at Children's Hospital Colorado

Two weeks after the clip of the fight was posted to social media, Ashawnty hanged herself in a closet. She then spent another two weeks on life support at Children's Hospital Colorado

In late October, Ashawnty, a fifth-grade student at Sunrise Elementary in Aurora, was involved in a fight after school.

'She got into her first ever fight. It was recorded by a student and sent to an app called Musical.ly,' Davis said.

In the video, Ashawnty and another girl are seen fighting as a group of kids gathered around to watch.

Ashawnty's mother, Latoshia Harris, says that her daughter confronted a girl who was bullying her.

'It's just devastating,' her father, Anthony Davis (left), told KDVR-TV. 'She was just a child of joy and she brought joy to everyone'

'It's just devastating,' her father, Anthony Davis (left), told KDVR-TV. 'She was just a child of joy and she brought joy to everyone'

Harris and Davis are urging other parents to be on the lookout for signs of 'bullycide' – or when a child is driven to suicide because of bullying

Harris and Davis are urging other parents to be on the lookout for signs of 'bullycide' – or when a child is driven to suicide because of bullying

Harris and Davis are urging other parents to be on the lookout for signs of 'bullycide' – or when a child is driven to suicide because of bullying

'I saw my daughter was scared,' Harris said.

Harris and Davis showed the clip to KDVR-TV which broadcast parts of it – though the children's images were muzzed.

'She was devastated when she found out that it had made it to Musical.ly,' Davis said.

After the clip was posted to Musical.ly, Ashawnty was subjected to frequent teasing and bullying at school, according to her parents.

They said that the abuse their daughter took turned her into a different person.

Ashawnty could no longer live with the shame.

'My daughter came home two weeks later and hanged herself in the closet,' Harris said.

Harris and Davis are urging other parents to be on the lookout for signs of 'bullycide' – or when a child is driven to suicide because of bullying.

'We have to stop it and we have to stop it within our kids,' Davis said.

'I want other parents to know that it's

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