15-Year-Old Alabama Boy Commits Suicide After Enduring Anti-Gay Bullying

A 15-year-old student at Huntsville High School in Huntsville, Alabama, took his life on Friday after suffering anti-gay bullying.

"We were saddened to learn this morning of the death of Nigel Shelby, one of our 9th grade students," Aaron King, the principal of Shelby's school, said in a statement Saturday. "Our thoughts and prayers are with the family during this difficult time."

Rocket City Now writes members of Rocket City Pride, a Huntsville-area LGBTQ group, mourned Shelby's death and added the bullies must face the consequences of their tormenting . . .

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