“I received a telephone call from the police informing me the young boy died,” Delaware County District Attorney Jack Whelan said.
Just recently a Facebook Page "Prayers for Bailey" had been made. This was a case where this reporter published an article about the incident. No charges had been pressed. At that time. And that was when Bailey was in a medically-induced coma to aide with the healing.
Could the schoolyard bullies be charged manslaughter?
Perhaps so and perhaps this is THE wakeup call America and the world needs to hear about bullying. It's not 'Our Gang with Spanky and Alfalfa' anymore...times have changed. Kids are growing up quicker, tougher and unattached. They move on from incidents like this as if they have a game controller in their hands and they can make all appear and disappear from their view.
Services are being planned and a family will never be the same again. Not something that you can click the 'x' button to restart is it?
The Superintendant of the schools, Mr. Stephen Butz and yes that names makes one think of some teasing and taunting that man must have endured. You would hope making him more sensitive to the incident that happened on his playground; however, still no charges have been pressed, nor has an investigation been speedy.
Coverage on this story will continue in this column as they are received.
credits: Delcotimes.com, Examiner - Binghamton NY Special Needs Autism Examiner Sally Colletti,