MORRISTOWN, NJ (CBSNewYork) — Friends and family gathered Monday morning to remember a New Jersey teen who may have been driven to suicide by school bullies.
Police are investigating whether bullying drove Lennon to kill himself. Friends tell CBS 2 that a group of three students had been taunting and even robbed Lennon right before he took his own life.
“From what I hear, he was being bullied by three people and they robbed him and jumped him and took everything,” said student Shannon Ayers.
Monday morning, classmates gathered around Lennon’s casket as it was brought into the Morristown United Methodist Church.
The parents of 15-year-old say they never imagined this day would come and his fellow students are still shocked by the loss.
“The community is in pain,” Senior Pastor Neill Tolboom told CBS…
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