Beforehand, we introduced you the story of Raniya Wright, the fifth grader who died in a hospital two days after getting right into a struggle with a classmate at Forest Hills Elementary College in Walterboro, South Carolina on March 25.
On the time, bullying had been suspected as a reason behind the struggle and now we’re listening to from Wright’s mom, Ashley Wright, who says her daughter was picked on continually earlier than she died.
“I have been complaining about the individual that she fought quite a few instances to them,” Wright mentioned on Good Morning America in reference to makes an attempt she’s made in contacting Raniya’s college directors. “That is what actually breaks me down and makes me query to myself why nothing was by no means performed up till now with this occurring. I am pondering they bought it dealt with and so they failed me.”
Wright says her daughter was having points with the scholar since final 12 months. She additionally claims her daughter had requested to remain residence simply days earlier than being killed. “She didn’t wish to go to highschool these final couple of weeks… I felt just like the scenario in school was getting worse,” she defined.
On the morning of the deadly struggle, Wright says she didn’t speak to her daughter as a result of her mom was the one to see her kids off to highschool.
RaNiya Wright died Wednesday morning (March 27), in response to Colleton County Coroner Richard Harvey. The younger woman’s college district’s Fb web page issued a brief assertion about her dying. “We’re devastated by this information, and we would like our communities to maintain their ideas and prayers with the scholar’s household right now,” the publish learn.
Colleton County deputies verify they’re investigating an assault between two college students. The Colleton County College District mentioned on Tuesday it’s cooperating with investigators.
A GoFundMe has been arrange for the household to assist with funeral and different post-death-related bills. Up to now, it’s raised $13,800.