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Attorney Scrutinizes School, Bullying After Student Commits Suicide


An attorney for the family of 14-year-old Lamar Hawkins says he’ll investigate the school where the boy ended his life. The attorney says the family had talked to school administrators several times before their son’s death about alleged bullying they say had persisted for years. Lamar was found dead last week at Greenwood Lakes Middle School in Lake Mary. He had shot himself in the head. Matt Morgan says he wants to know how the school addressed the family’s concerns about allegations of bullying before the boy committed suicide. “Lamar was pushed down a flight of stairs. He was shoved out of his cafeteria seat onto the ground. And just an overall mental abuse, emotionally, that they would target him …
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