SALISBURY, Md. (WJZ) — A 16-year-old girl was found hanging outside a Salisbury elementary school Monday morning.

A school maintenance employee found the teen hanging from a tree behind East Salisbury Elementary School.

Wicomico Sheriff’s Office is investigating the teen’s death.

The girl was a senior at Wicomico High School.

Although suicides are not normally reported by police or media, due to the nature of the incident this is an exception.

Police are taking with the girl’s family and friends to see if they can gather details about what may have led to the incident.

WBOC-TV reports the schools are providing counselors for students.

Today is World Suicide Prevention Day.

If you need help, call the Suicide Prevention Hotline at 1-800-273-8255.

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Comments (16)
  1. I don’t get why they try to hide suicides in the news, maybe if people knew about them it would create a dialog or something at least

  2. Matthew Dunnyveg says:

    You can bet your last dollar that the victim was white, and it’s either a suicide or was done by whites. Had the victim been black, there wouldn’t be room on liberal news sites for anything else. This doesn’t fit their narrative of evil whites and noble, oppressed blacks.

    1. Nate Fenderson says:

      All the curiosity I had gone thanks. Post of the day lol.

  3. Jim M. Ryles says:

    That’s it! Save the children ban trees and rope!

  4. An investigation meeds to take place to ascertain if she was sexually abused within the school environment.

  5. Larry Hughes says:

    Your body, your life, you do not belong to the government, you belong to you, if you want out, as long as you don’t endanger anyone else have at it.

  6. Dennis Taylor says:

    Any suicide is a terrible thing and the cops keeping them quiet is doing an injustice to society.Let people know so they are aware of how common it is and maybe some of them can prevented.