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Teenager found dead in Reims: malaise, suicide, murder ? Causes of death still unclear

A 15-year-old teenager was murdered. found died in the toilets of a high school Reims, Tuesday April 9. If the cause of his death remains unknown, "no act of harassment" has not been demonstrated, according to the prosecutor.

In a high school in Reims (Marne), a 15-year-old student was taken into custody. found, Tuesday, April 9, dead in the toilets by members of the staff of the Saint-Jean-Baptiste de La Salle establishment. The causes of the high school student's death are still being investigated.  His autopsy carried out on Thursday, April 11, éeliminates  any "external intervention" which could have been à the origin of his death, indicated the prosecutor of the Republic of Reims, François Schneider. Medical leaves 'shady areas'. So, "he was not" possible to accurately determine the causes of death and from now on, it will be necessary to wait for the results of blood tests. quot;, he said.  Other results are expected in the coming weeks.

During his press conference, the Reims prosecutor spoke of a "young man without history", who é was the victim of "sporadic mockery which cannot be harassment". For the moment, "no acts of harassment` its location could not be demonstrated, unlike in “which can be said very extensively on social networks,” he said. “This is absolutely not what emerges from the investigation and the statements,” he added. According to him, no "éobjective&element" allows us to accredit the theory of suicide. Death linked to &agrav; a medical cause is "the most likely hypothesis".

A "respiratory arrest"

Batiste, the 15-year-old teenager, was missing. end of day call. A comrade went look for him in the toilet. According to the prosecutor, the director of the establishment came into the toilet and “heard him coughing and vomiting”. The establishment manager then asked for help. &agrav; a comrade to "see what was happening" before returning to the scene and discovering the young man “in respiratory arrest”. The emergency services did not succeed in their efforts. resuscitate him.

This student died in the toilets of the boarding school, but there were no suspicious traces. was not found on the body and "the cause of death is unknown", had specifiedé the Reims prosecutor, François Schneider, Wednesday April 10. The context of this death "is absolutely not clear& “finished,” he explained.

"mockery" evoked

Batiste suffered from a certain "mal-being" at the high school, according to Didier Tilly, director of the establishment. He was "a young person who "was researching" on himself, "who questioned himself like many young people of his &age", he indicated. before evoking  mockery". According to France 3, the teenager's sexual orientation is one of the plausible hypotheses. He was also followed by school life. Several students from the establishment reported of harassment. The young man would have been "discriminationé about his sexual orientation, according to one of them. Batiste even complained to the high school staff.

A psychological support unit was set up. implemented at the Saint-Jean-Baptiste de La Salle high school. The Minister of National Education Nicole Belloubet demanded "the light" on this death. " Light must be shed on this tragedy: that’s what I asked for. “to the network of which this establishment is part”, she reacted on social networks.

Teilor Stone

By Teilor Stone

Teilor Stone has been a reporter on the news desk since 2013. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining Thesaxon , Teilor Stone worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella. To get in touch, contact me through my teilor@nizhtimes.com 1-800-268-7116