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January 24, 2012

A gay teenager from Tennessee has hanged himself after being bullied at school.

A 14 year old in Tennessee, US, has become the latest gay teenager to commit suicide after a year of constant bullying at school.

Phillip Parker hanged himself in his foster parents’ bathroom in Gordonsville, leaving a note in a trash can reading 'please help me mom', family members told US news channel WSMV.

'He kept telling me he had a rock on his chest,' Ruby Harris, Phillip's grandmother, told the station.