Family and friends have identified the second Parkland shooter that died of suicide – the 16-year-old Calvin Desir, a student of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High.
Desir took his own life late on Saturday, Coral Springs police confirmed Tuesday night. Sydney Aiello, a 19-year-old who recently graduated from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, killed one week before.
A GoFundMe page was created by Calvin's sister Brittany Wright.
Wright wrote that Desir would be an engineer "who inspired him to always find new projects around the house to challenge his skills. He enjoyed riding his bike with his friends, shopping, cooking and trying new recipes with her mother, doing work and various tasks with her father and spending quality time with our sister and I. "
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Although not no confirmation, Calvin Desir has suffered from survivors' fault when Aiello & # 39; s family said she did so, another suicide by a young person who lived through mass massage in 2018, killing 14 students and three faculty members at school has raised concerns among psychiatric professionals about the psychological trauma of the sliders.
The town of Coral Springs will host a mental health and suicide prevention town hall meeting at Coral Springs City Hall Wednesday at. 18.00
"Coral Springs City recognizes the anxiety, and the suffering continues for students, teachers, and families who have experienced such violence and devastating losses," a post at Coral Springs Police Department's Facebook page said. "In the course of a week, we lost two MSD teenagers to an apparent suicide.
" We simply cannot let today's events kill more of our children. As a city, we are obliged to shine a light on those who suffer in the dark. Priority must be given to the mental health of our children and to all those who have been affected by the MSD tragedy. "
During one day after Desir's death, some members of the community took social media to express their grief.
" This is too much for them. … TALK to your children, "wrote a person." RIP 17 + 2 # ripcalvin # ripsydney. "
One of Desir's peers wrote a floating speech in honor of both teenagers, she welcomed strangers who might be struggling with suicidal thoughts:
"To anyone who needs to hear this and anyone who needs a friend, hi. I'm Eden, "said the post." It's okay if you don't know me. You don't need to know me and I don't need to know you. I am here to remind you that you are beautiful and you are important and smart and fun and friendly and talented and incredible. And this world needs you in it.
She posted the end with hashtags # 17 + 2 and #suicideprevention.