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:
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.
Director of School & Community Relations Hamilton Southeastern Schools
Here is a memorial video made by his friends: