Parents say bullying led USA teen to hang herself

The parents of 13-year-old Rosalie Avila described their late daughter as a beautiful person inside and out

A MUM and dad whose 13-year-old daughter attempted suicide after constant bullying thought they'd seen the worst of human behaviour.

Rosalie, a reportedly very considerate and kind person, even left a suicide note apologizing to her parents.

Rosalie's parents said their daughter kept a journal with a list of the names of the people who would bully her.

Charlene said she couldn't understand how someone could be so mean to her. I love you. Sorry, Mom, you're gonna find me like this'.

The grieving parents also shared with the local news outlet that Rosalie would write down in a journal numerous mean comments kids would say to her.

Both Charlene and husband Freddie wept as they told TV journalists about the shocking moment they discovered their daughter had taken her own life.

Rosalie's death has devastated her close-knit family, who enjoyed going to the park together on weekends for family barbecues. "Hey mom, next time don't tuck me in this", read text near a photo of Rosalie's face next to a bed.

A vigil was held at Mesa View Middle School to remember Rosalie, who the family described as "a attractive person inside and out", a "great artist, very lovable & loving", and "very smart and always had good grades" in a GoFundMe set up to help them cover burial costs.

According to the New York Post, the parents received a meme via social media taunting them over their daughter's death. The caption on that part of the picture reads, "Tuck me in THIS".

"Now I know what my daughter was up against", Charlene Avila told NBC News. "You're a very heartless person, and you have no compassion".

Freddie and Charlene said they wanted Mesa View Middle School to do more to stop bullying, adding that they believe enough wasn't done to prevent this from happening. She always remembered her friends birthdays and would go out of her way to get them a gift.

She was rushed to a local hospital, where her parents kept her on life support until Monday night so her organs could be donated, NBC News wrote.

Rosalie's mother has started a GoFundMe page to help raise funds for medical expenses and to honor her daughter.

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The Avilas said dozens of people have reached out to them, saying their children are being bullied as well. She was a handsome person inside and out. Her smile would light up the whole room with her laughter. She was a great artist, very lovable & loving.

Rosalie wanted to become a lawyer to "help the world to be a better place", Rosalie's mom wrote.

"No one can fathom the heartbreak and confusion that we are certain many of our students and families are feeling right now", Mesa View Middle School said in a statement. "The world lost a treasure".

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