REDWATER COMMUNITY HOSTS VIGIL FOR BULLIED TEENAGER WHO DIED BY SUICIDE

EDMONTON – The Redwater community held a vigil Monday to show its support for the family of a teenager who took her own life.

Katelyn Merritt was a student at Redwater School. She turned 17 just days before her death.

Friends and family believe Merritt was being bullied at school.

“She had a lot of problems here at school,” Brittani Lapointe, a friend of Merritt’s, said at the vigil Monday night. “It was every day. It was constant. She would literally leave class because she couldn’t do it.”

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