Was this 8-year-old bullied to death?


NEW AT SIX- A DISPUTE EMERGING OVER WHAT HAPPENED IN THE DAYS LEADING UP TO AN 8-YEAR-OLD’S SUICIDE. SUICIDE.THE BOY’S FAMILY AND CINCINNATI PUBLIC SCHOOLS NOW TELLING VERY DIFFERENT STORIES ABOUT WHAT HAPPENED TO GABRIEL TAYE IN JANUARY. JANUARY.NINE ON YOUR SIDE REPORTER BRIANA HARPER LEARNED TODAY THAT THE CORONER IS NOW TAKING A SECOND LOOK AT WHAT CONTRIBUTED TO GABRIEL’S DEATH. THIS NEW DISPUTE CENTERS ON WHAT IS CAPTURED ON SURVEILLANCE VIDEO INSIDE GABRIEL’S SCHOOL.ONLY A HANDFUL OF PEOPLE HAVE SEEN IT. THAT INCLUDES THE POLICE, THE SCHOOL DISTRICT AND GABRIEL’S FAMILY. INSIDE CARSON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL A 10 MINUTE VIDEO SHOWS WHAT HAPPENED DAYS BEFORE THE END OF EIGHT YEAR OLD GABRIEL TAYE’S LIFE.THE FAMILY’S ATTORNEY TOLD NINE ON YOUR SIDE ABOUT AN EMAILWHERE A CINCINNATI POLICE DETECTIVE DESCRIBES THE VIDEO. IT SAYS ONE STUDENT WAS A PRIMARY AGITATOR – PICKING ON MULTIPLE KIDS. KIDS.15:24:08 “Gabe comes in and reaches out to shake his hand and gets pulled to the ground and he lays there unconscious for about 7 and a half minutes.”CARLA LEADER SAYS ITS UNCLEAR IN THE VIDEO IF GABRIEL HITS HIS HEAD ON THE WALL OR THE FLOOR WHICH ULTIMATEY KNOCKED HIM OUT.SHE SAYS THE VIDEO ALSO SHOWS OTHER STUDENTS POINTING, LAUGHING, AND KICKING AT GABRIEL BEFORE SCHOOL STAFF FOUND HIM AND REVIVED HIM. TODAY – CINCINNATI PUBLIC SCHOOLS RELEASED A DIFFERENT ACCOUNT OF WHAT HAPPENED.IN A WRITTEN STATEMENT THE DISTRICT SAYS THERE IS NO VIDEO EVIDENCE THAT OTHER STUDENTS WERE BEATING GABRIEL.THE DISTRICT ALSO ADDS THE CONNECTION BETWEEN THIS INCIDENT AND GABRIEL’S SUICIDE WHICH HAPPENED JUST TWO DAYS LATER IS NOT CLEAR. CLEAR.:15:25:46 ” What’s important here is the violence that was happening known to the school district that’s why they have cameras.”THE ATTORNEY SAYS THE FULL INCIDENT INSIDE THE BATHROOM WAS NEVER TOLD TO GABRIELS’ MOTHER.INSTEAD SHE WAS ALLEGEDLY ONLY TOLD THAT HER SON HAD FAINTED.THE FAMILY WANTS ACCOUNTABILITY. :15:27:31″There needs to be a lot more response in that school to what is going on and the parents need to know whats going on I think that’s a very big component.”ANOTHER BIG DEVELOPMENT – TODAY, THE HAMILTON COUNTY CORONER’S OFFICE REVEALED IT WILL RE-OPEN GABRIEL’S CASE. 14:14:37 “What we are going to try to do is determine what kind of physical findings may be attributed to injuries he sustained.” CINCINNATI PUBLIC SCHOOLS SAYS IT DOES PLAN TO RELEASE THE VIDEO IN THE FUTURE. WE ALSO CHECKED IN WITH CINCINNATI POLICE TODAY. INITIALLY, THEY INVESTIGATED BUT CLOSED THIS CASE WITH NO CHARGES. WITHIN THE LAST HOUR – A SPOKESPERSON TELLS US THEY WON’T MAKE ANY FURTHER COMMENT BECAUSE THE CORONER HAS REOPENED HER