Tragic schoolgirl ‘had complained of racism’

The Sun is reporting that a teenager who was found dead at her school had complained about racism on a social media website.

Dagmara Przybysz had said “racism” was her “biggest problem at school” when asked on an anonymous question and answer site before she died.

The 16-year-old, originally from Poland, was found dead at Pool Academy in Redruth, Cornwall, yesterday [Tuesday] afternoon.

Her death is not being treated as suspicious, but enquiries to establish the circumstances around it are ongoing…

Tributes have poured in for the “beautiful” and “lovely” girl since her shocking death.

A Facebook page in her memory has already been set up and a remembrance day is being planned at the school.

In a statement school principal Zelma Hill said: “Dagmara was a beautiful, bright and creative 16 year old student with a very promising future ahead of her.”

More at: Tragic Polish teen, 16, who was found dead at Cornwall school ‘complained of racism on website linked to string of teen suicides’

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