Snapchat bullying triggers suicide

Published: Jun. 9, 2016 at 3:46 PM EDT
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(WFLA) Levon Holton-Teamer sent her 15-year-old to clean her room Sunday afternoon, not knowing that would be the last time she would see her alive. Minutes later, the mom went to look for her daughter, Tovonna.

"I go to the bathroom; I couldn't get in the bathroom. The bathroom light was off so I tried to get in and I looked down and I saw the puddle of blood. I tried to apply the pressure, the pressure to her head. I tried to save her," Holton-Teamer said Wednesday.

Tovonna was a freshman at Wiregrass Ranch High School in Wesley Chapel, Florida. The teen had taken the gun from her mother's purse.

Her family says she took her life after a friend shared a nude video of Tovonna on the social media app Snapchat.

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