A 10-year-old student at the Hazard Elementary School in Santa Ana, California, was found dead in an apparent suicide case, after she was bullied by students in her school.
10-year-old Allison Wendel was a student at the Hazard Elementary School in Santa Ana, California.
According to the Santa Ana police, the 9-year-old younger sister of Allison found her unresponsive inside their family home on October 13, 2019.
The police are now investigating the death of the 10-year-old.
The Santa Ana police also went to the school on October 14, 2019, after they found out that the girl was being bullied.
Authorities are also looking into the social media of the 10-year-old girl and her text messages.
Jacob Ortiz, a classmate of Allison, said Allison was a happy classmate.
Jacob said, “She was always like funny… she was always really nice to everybody. She would give a lot of people hugs a lot.”
The Garden Grove Unified District released a statement after the death of the 10-year-old girl.
The district said, “We are deeply saddened by the tragic passing of one of our students.”
The statement also said that counselors are going to be on the Hazard Elementary School throughout the week.
The statement added, “While the Santa Ana Police Department is conducting a thorough investigation, we have no evidence to support this rumor. Hazard Elementary School has a longstanding PBIS (Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports) program and takes a proactive approach to promote a positive school culture.”