& # 39; Bullied & # 39; schoolgirl, 12, is hung in her bedroom after posting RIP on social media

& # 39; Bullied & # 39; schoolgirl, 12, hung herself in her bedroom after sharing social media photo of her foot with & # 39; RIP & # 39; signed on it, inquest belongs

  • Jessica Scatterson committed suicide at her home in Warrington, Cheshire, in 2017
  • Drawings and comments about suicide were found in her room days after death
  • Annoying messages sent between her and friends were discovered on her iPad

A & # 39; bullied & # 39; 12-year-old woman hung herself in her bedroom after posting a photo on her foot's social media showing & # 39; RIP & # 39; was written.

Jessica Scatterson took her own life at home in Warrington, Cheshire, at 3.45 pm on April 22, 2017.

An investigation into her death heard that she was & # 39; emotionally overwhelmed & # 39; and had become overactive before her death on social media.

Jessica Scatterson hung herself in her bedroom after posting a photo on social media of her foot with & # 39; RIP & # 39; written on, an investigation was told

Jessica Scatterson hung herself in her bedroom after posting a photo on social media of her foot with & # 39; RIP & # 39; written on, an investigation was told

The 12-year-old was & # 39; emotionally overwhelmed & # 39; and before her death became overactive on social media, the inquest heard

The 12-year-old was & # 39; emotionally overwhelmed & # 39; and before her death became overactive on social media, the inquest heard

The 12-year-old was & # 39; emotionally overwhelmed & # 39; and before her death became overactive on social media, the inquest heard

On the night of the schoolgirl's death, the police were called to her house after receiving phone calls from her concerned friends

On the night of the schoolgirl's death, the police were called to her house after receiving phone calls from her concerned friends

She was rushed to the hospital, but died shortly after arrival

She was rushed to the hospital, but died shortly after arrival

On the night of the schoolgirl's death, the police were called to her house after receiving phone calls from her concerned friends

The hearing was told that days and days after her death, drawings and notes about death and suicide were found in her room. The notes contain the name of an alleged bully.

Annoying messages between the girl and her friends in the days prior to her death were discovered on her iPad, the court hearing heard.

Senior Coroner for Cheshire, Alan Moore, said: "The level and intensity of her activities on social media platforms … could not have failed to have influenced her intentions," The Sun reports.

Inspector Hannah Friend told the hearing that Jessica had come home a year before her suicide with a scratch on her face and a swollen eye after & # 39; an incident & # 39; at school.

Drawings and notes regarding death and suicide were found in her room days after her death

Drawings and notes regarding death and suicide were found in her room days after her death

Drawings and notes regarding death and suicide were found in her room days after her death

Annoying messages between the girl and her friends in the days before her death were discovered on her iPad

Annoying messages between the girl and her friends in the days before her death were discovered on her iPad

Annoying messages between the girl and her friends in the days before her death were discovered on her iPad

The coroner said it was clear that the schoolgirl had felt emotionally overwhelmed when she took her own life.

& # 39; The level and intensity of her activities on social media platforms, especially in the run-up to her death, may not have failed to have influenced her thinking, her state of mind and her intentions. & # 39;

On the night of her death, the police were called to her home after receiving phone calls from Jessica & # 39; s concerned friends.

Jessica had sustained injuries after & # 39; an incident & # 39; at school about a year before her suicide

Jessica had sustained injuries after & # 39; an incident & # 39; at school about a year before her suicide

Jessica had sustained injuries after & # 39; an incident & # 39; at school about a year before her suicide

Officers woke her father Christopher by shouting at an upstairs window before she & # 39; loud shout & # 39; heard from the inside of the house.

Jessica was treated on the spot by ambulance personnel, but after arrival at the hospital she was declared dead.

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