Why are people live-streaming their suicides? - Charlotte Observer

An image of Naika Venant on her Facebook page. On the social media platform where she liked to post personal videos, some longer than an hour, she called herself Hothead Nikee. Facebook. By Kate Irby. kirby@mcclatchy.com. LinkedIn · Google+ ...

Naika Venant: Miami Teen Watched By Hundreds As She Kills Herself During Facebook Live Stream - The Inquisitr

A distraught Florida teenager has become the third person in a month to broadcast her own suicide during a Facebook Live session. Fourteen-year-old Naika Venant was said to have followed an hour-long video stream by molding a noose out of a scarf and ...

Naika, 14, killed herself in front of an uncaring audience - Miami Herald

A troubled, 14-year-old girl killed herself in her foster parents' home, while live-streaming the final moments of her life on Facebook for all to see. How is any part of the above sentence OK? Nothing about it is OK. But that's how Naika Venant ended ...

Facebook Live suicides concern for Crisis Center of Tampa Bay - WFLA

TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) – A person has committed suicide and broadcasted it live online three times since December. Nakia Venant, 14, hanged herself early Sunday at a Miami Gardens foster home before police could reach her. It was broadcast live on ...

Teenage girl live streams her suicide to Facebook - Ten Eyewitness News

A 14-year-old girl has broadcast her suicide live on Facebook, leaving distraught family and friends reeling. Naika Venant took her own life on Sunday at her foster home in Miami, Florida. The Miami Herald reports that Naika used a scarf to take her ...

Mother of 14-Year-Old Who Streamed Suicide on Facebook Live Blames Foster Care System - Breitbart News

The mother of Naika Venant, a 14-year-old who streamed her suicide on Facebook Live, blames the Florida foster care system for her daughter's death. “I am sick and devastated. I have trusted Florida foster care people to care for my baby. Instead she ...

Another Teenager Has Tragically Taken Her Own Life On Facebook Live - Yahoo News

Live video streaming is supposed to be a new tool that enables people to share their lives in real time with their friends and family. But, lately, the social media function has become a tragic tool to document the death of teens. 14-year-old Nakia ...

Update: 'I Trusted Florida Foster Care' – Mother of Nakia Venant Weeps Over Daughter's Live-streamed Suicide - BET

The mother of 14-year-old Nakia Venant, who took her own life while streaming to Facebook Live, has spoken out against the Florida foster care system for failing her daughter. On Wednesday, Gina Alexis, Nakia's mother, spoke at a press conference where ...

Florida Foster Care Let Down Teen Who Livestreamed Suicide - News Talk Florida

The attorney of a 14-year-old girl who broadcasted her suicide on Facebook said Florida's foster care system never helped the teen who exhibited dangerous and self-destructive behavior. Nakia Venant was found Sunday morning unresponsive inside the ...

Mother of 14-year-old girl who broadcast suicide on Facebook Live points finger at foster care - New York Daily News

Attorney Howard M. Talenfeld (r.) talks to reporters as Gina Alexis (c.) mother of 14-year-old Nakia Venant, who livestreamed her suicide on Facebook over the weekend, weeps and Stacie J. Schmerling looks on, during a Wednesday news conference in ...

Mom blames teen's Facebook suicide on foster care rape - New York Post

The biological mother of a 14-year-old who broadcast her suicide on Facebook live is blaming the sexual abuse her daughter endured during foster care for her child's death. “Naika was my baby girl,” sobbing mom Gina Alexis told reporters on Wednesday.

Another teenager livestreamed her suicide over Facebook - Revelist (blog)

Fourteen-year-old Nakia Venant livestreamed her own suicide on Sunday, January 22 — the second such video in less than a month. The Miami Herald is reporting that Venant hung herself in the bathroom of her foster home in Miami Gardens, Florida.

Mom Of Florida Teen Who Committed Suicide On Facebook Live Speaks Out - Global Grind

Miami native Nakia Venant made nationwide headlines on Tuesday after recording her suicide on Facebook Live. Gina Alexis, the biological mother of the 14-year-old foster kid, is now speaking out, saying she gave Nakia up to be cared for by the state ...

Black Teenage Girl Commits Suicide On Facebook Live - News One

In a two-hour Facebook Live stream, a Miami-area teenager committed suicide Sunday night at home while her foster parents slept, the New York Post reports. Nakia Venant, 14, hanged herself from the bathroom door with a scarf around her neck. One of ...

Suicide rates in the United States increasing, Black youth hit hardest - Rolling Out

Recent events in the news have exposed the hidden tragedy of suicide in America. Most recently, Nakia Venant, 14, of Miami Gardens, Florida was found hanging, Sunday, Jan. 23. She posted her final goodbye on Facebook Live. Nearly a month ago, ...

After 1000 watch teen's online suicide, schools chief blasts Facebook - Bradenton Herald

The mother of Naika Venant, who committed suicide on Facebook Live, speaks to the media on Jan. 25, 2016. Patrick Farrell Miami Herald. BY CAROL MARBIN MILLER AND ALEX HARRIS. cmarbin@miamiherald.com · LinkedIn · Google+ · Pinterest · Reddit ...

Naika Venant streamed her suicide in Facebook live video - NEWS.com.au

A YOUNG teen live-streamed her suicide on Facebook. Naika Venant died on Sunday after broadcasting the tragedy from the bathroom of her Miami home for two hours. Her friends and family were shocked by the 14-year-old's death, many asking why she ...

Naika Venant: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know - Heavy.com

A Florida teenager known for her big smile and desire to write a book some day hanged herself on Facebook Live inside a Miami foster home. Naika Venant, 14, is one of three people to commit suicide on Facebook Live in the past month. (Some major news ...

Gina Alexis Nakia Venant mother blames 'the system' for daughter's suicide death - scallywagandvagabond

Gina Alexis Nakia Venant mother blames 'the system' for her 14 year old teen daughter's suicide death during a Wednesday press conference. Gina Alexis the birth mother of 14 year old Florida Haitian teen, Nakia Venant who livestreamed her suicide on ...

After teen's online suicide is watched by many, schools chief Carvalho blasts Facebook - Miami Herald

This story has been updated. Please see the note at the bottom of the story. Users of Facebook Live watched last Monday as Naika Venant readied herself for the end of her life. Online viewership continued as the 14-year-old fashioned her scarf into a ...