9yo Girl Commits Suicide by Hanging in Preah Vihear

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9yo Girl Commits Suicide by Hanging in Preah Vihear

Post by CEOCambodiaNews » Sat Mar 07, 2020 8:09 am

Tragic.
Cambodia News (Preah Vihear): On March 5, 2020, at 5:20 pm, a 9-year-old girl is reported to have committed suicide by hanging, in her house in Damnak village, Sangkat Kampong Bronak, Preah Vihear.

After the post mortem examination, the police confirmed that the victim killed herself by hanging. The victim's parents said she was always angry with the family, and wanted to kill herself.
The body was returned to the family for funeral preparations. RIP.
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Re: 9yo Girl Commits Suicide by Hanging in Preah Vihear

Post by Bitte_Kein_Lexus » Sun Mar 08, 2020 10:06 am

Holy shit. That's extreme, I'm surprised a child would know so much about suicide. How sad that there was no real recourse to help her with her mental issues. I don't think I can recall ever hearing of a child commiting suicide.
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Re: 9yo Girl Commits Suicide by Hanging in Preah Vihear

Post by Jerry Atrick » Sun Mar 08, 2020 10:09 am

Very sad.
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Re: 9yo Girl Commits Suicide by Hanging in Preah Vihear

Post by j57 » Sun Mar 08, 2020 10:31 am

I found my 21 year old son almost 7 years ago.... in his room the same way...depression is a dark hole to fall into.
I came to Cambodia to learn how to start over....
I have made progress thanks to a loving Khmer wife who is a devout Buddhist.
I wish I could of saved this little girl.....
Rest in Peace darlin.
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Re: 9yo Girl Commits Suicide by Hanging in Preah Vihear

Post by Kammekor » Sun Mar 08, 2020 10:54 am

Bitte_Kein_Lexus wrote:
Sun Mar 08, 2020 10:06 am
Holy shit. That's extreme, I'm surprised a child would know so much about suicide. How sad that there was no real recourse to help her with her mental issues. I don't think I can recall ever hearing of a child commiting suicide.
Suicide with under ten's is extremely, extremely rare.

But I'm sure the 'competent authorities' have really looked into this case and foul play is out of the question.
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Post by Anty » Sun Mar 08, 2020 11:30 am

j57 wrote:
Sun Mar 08, 2020 10:31 am
I found my 21 year old son almost 7 years ago.... in his room the same way...depression is a dark hole to fall into.
I came to Cambodia to learn how to start over....
I have made progress thanks to a loving Khmer wife who is a devout Buddhist.
I wish I could of saved this little girl.....
Rest in Peace darlin.
I’m so incredibly sorry. My youngest daughter struggled with depression and self harm for years, it was terrifying. She seems to have made it through, but this will always be a terror of mine.
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Re: 9yo Girl Commits Suicide by Hanging in Preah Vihear

Post by Bitte_Kein_Lexus » Sun Mar 08, 2020 11:43 am

j57 wrote:I found my 21 year old son almost 7 years ago.... in his room the same way...depression is a dark hole to fall into.
I came to Cambodia to learn how to start over....
I have made progress thanks to a loving Khmer wife who is a devout Buddhist.
I wish I could of saved this little girl.....
Rest in Peace darlin.
Sorry to hear about that.
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Re: 9yo Girl Commits Suicide by Hanging in Preah Vihear

Post by Kammekor » Sun Mar 08, 2020 11:47 am

j57 wrote:
Sun Mar 08, 2020 10:31 am
I found my 21 year old son almost 7 years ago.... in his room the same way...depression is a dark hole to fall into.
I came to Cambodia to learn how to start over....
I have made progress thanks to a loving Khmer wife who is a devout Buddhist.
I wish I could of saved this little girl.....
Rest in Peace darlin.
That's just horrible...
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Re: 9yo Girl Commits Suicide by Hanging in Preah Vihear

Post by hanno » Sun Mar 08, 2020 12:15 pm

Bitte_Kein_Lexus wrote:
Sun Mar 08, 2020 10:06 am
Holy shit. That's extreme, I'm surprised a child would know so much about suicide. How sad that there was no real recourse to help her with her mental issues. I don't think I can recall ever hearing of a child commiting suicide.
My brother's best friend committed suicide when he was 8 or 9.

https://slate.com/news-and-politics/201 ... icide.html
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Post by Username Taken » Sun Mar 08, 2020 5:48 pm

Kammekor wrote:
Sun Mar 08, 2020 10:54 am
Bitte_Kein_Lexus wrote:
Sun Mar 08, 2020 10:06 am
Holy shit. That's extreme, I'm surprised a child would know so much about suicide. How sad that there was no real recourse to help her with her mental issues. I don't think I can recall ever hearing of a child commiting suicide.
Suicide with under ten's is extremely, extremely rare.

But I'm sure the 'competent authorities' have really looked into this case and foul play is out of the question.
I'm surprised there isn't more of it in the KOW. Where do they get the idea of doing such a thing from?
Surely you've all watched the Khmer music videos.
I saw this happen in a Khmer music video a couple of years ago. A girl, dumped by her boyfriend, goes into the bedroom and ties up a rope to kill herself when her mother walks in and saves her. But it was very clear to anyone watching what the rope was for and what her intentions were.
My daughter was sitting there watching it (she was about 9 or 10 at the time). I told my wife to turn it off, and told my daughter not to look. Both of them were like 'huh, what's the problem'. I had to insist that they turn it off and not watch it.
I got the impression from the look on their face that they would just watch it when I wasn't around.

That sort of thing in a music video is just plain irresponsible.
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