Jaycee Crossland Obituary, Death -Austin McEntyre committed suicide on November 6. The Heard County Sheriff’s Office and school district are investigating bullying claims and “other events.” McEntyre, an HHS freshman. Austin’s mother, Lisa McEntyre, said he was sick on November 4. Lisa was about to force him to take a COVID-19 nasal swab when he said he wasn’t sick. “I requested honesty” “I’m bullied” What’s up? Wednesday, they pantsed me. Lisa: “They pantsed him in shorts and underwear. Lisa’s principal promised to investigate. Lisa learned that afternoon that the incident was being investigated and those involved were disciplined. Lisa was happy. Austin told her about the bullying, but he wouldn’t say how bad it was.
Lisa and Austin enjoyed their Saturday off. On their property, they walked and talked. Austin lacked friends. Lisa said he didn’t. Lisa asked Austin if he would ever commit suicide after hearing his statement and what happened earlier in the week. He said “No.” Lisa said Saturday was typical. Napping. Austin slept. Sunday at 9:26 a.m., she called Austin. Lisa promised to see him soon and loved him. She said Austin adored her. Lisa and Austin’s goodbye. Lisa’s shift ended with two missed calls. Heard County’s jail. She said Austin might hurt himself. Lisa was homesick.
Deputies in Lisa’s driveway told her Austin was hurt.
“He’s gone? Lisa: “I went crazy”Lisa knows what Austin has been hiding. Heard County School Superintendent: His death devastated Heard County Schools. Bullying claims and other events are being investigated. School bullying is illegal. Bullied or witnessed students have many resources. School officials have contacted the family. The high school has grief counselors and pastoral staff. We’re investigating a self-inflicted gunshot wound.” Lisa wants to prevent the bullying of other children. “We want to honor him and condemn bullying,” she said. Lisa urged students to be kind. “Kind, compassionate, and accepting. She advised against isolating and devaluing children. Lisa hopes others in her son’s situation seek help. You’re neither “Reassured.
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