By On The Edge on July 15, 2013
This is so disturbing on so many levels: This is only the fourth confirmed case of a 6-year-old committing suicide in the United States since 2007, Payette Police Chief Mark Clark said. Both the Payette and Fruitland police departments responded to the scene, as well as Payette Fire Rescue.“The first thing I’d like the community to know is that we assigned four detectives to work solely on this case,” Clark said. This was to ensure that the case was given proper attention by qualified individuals to determine that a child so young did in fact commit suicide.According to Clark, the victim was watching cartoons on the TV in the living room with his 7-year-old sister, while another sibling, a 13-year-old, was napping in a bedroom. . . .