Jamarcus - Age 14

Jamarcus Bell was a 14-year-old who lived in Fishers, Indiana and attended Hamilton Southeastern High School.  He was a freshman at Hamilton and according to his friends, he committed suicide on October 20, 2010.  Jamarcus aka “Bucko” was a baseball player and a member of the schools step team.  He was also gay.   His parents and friends say he was bullied at school.    

Hamilton Southeastern Schools statement:

“We want to extend our condolences to the family of Jamarcus Bell. This is a tragic loss touching many in our district and community. We have plans in place for these situations and will implement them Monday as we return from fall break to support our students and staff touched by this.

Events like these cause all of us to wonder what might have led to this tragedy. As we learn more about the situation, we will be prepared to examine any circumstances that warrant our review. At this time, however, we will focus our thoughts and attention on support for the family and our school community. 

Marianna Richards
Director of School & Community Relations Hamilton Southeastern Schools 

Here is a memorial video made by his friends:  

Jamarcus Bell dead at 14 

Obituary – Jamarcus Bell 

RETURN TO:  Bullying: The 34 we lost in 2010 to Bullycide.