Skip to comments.Student threatened with sex offender status commits suicide
Posted on 10/14/2013 8:40:03 AM PDT by paudio
An Alabama high school student killed himself after he was threatened with severe legal consequences including registration as a sex offender because he went streaking at a football game.
The student, 15-year-old Christian Adamek, died from wounds he sustained while attempting to hang himself, according to The Daily Mail.
Adamek ran naked across the field at a September 27th football game between his school, Sparkman High School, and Grissom High School. The incident was recorded and put on Youtube, and many students remarked that the prank had made Adamek already a popular student, according to reports a legend.
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Welcome to Zero Tolerance idiocy and the effect of Good intentions gone horribly wrong, pretty much liberalville./..
Unless you’re Roman Polanski or R Kelly.
The principal seemed to be listing the possible consequences for such acts in response to reporters questions. He even seemed somewhat sympathetic to the kid, kids being kids and not always exercising the best judgement. I don’t think its fair to imply he was responsible for the kid’s suicide.
C’mon, this was stupidity on the part of the school.
The kid could have been charged as being a public nuisance.
“sex offender” is way, way overblown.
Did they actually charge or threaten to charge him? I watched the newscast, all I saw was the principal responding to a question from a reporter. If they did, then I agree with you.
If he had said he was gay, he would be a hero instead of a stupid dead kid.
Anything could be considered an affront to the power of ANY local bureaucrat and result in life-long inescapable consequence...........Welcome to Amerika
What a stupid, moronic thing to do. In front of kids too.
I don’t think it makes a difference. If a 15 year old does a stupid stunt and now has to worry about being tagged as a “sex offender” - that could clearly mess with his head. 15 year olds don’t have the mental acuity to put things in perspective. Every problem looks big to them.
But I don't believe the principal is responsible for this kid's death, as the article implies.
I didn’t see where the threat of being charged as a sex offender led to the suicide. The kid was clearly begging for attention. Who knows what was going on at home, or what else was going on in this kid’s head? “Sex offender” is mentioned and then the kid kills himself? It’s nice that the headline connects the dots for me, but I’ll handle that on my own, thanks.
He must have had other severe problems going on.
FU school pigs at the trough
I hope the parents sue you to the ground
Are you folking kidding me?
This is kid stuff, not a crime, people used to do this all the time, are you insane
“-——— instead of a stupid dead kid.”
Aw,come on,he was 15. Most 15 year old boys do stupid things-—I raised 3 of them.
His prank was overblown and he was frightened.
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