Suicide Frosh May Have Reached Out to Gay Site

Meanwhile, Tyler Clementi Facebook memorial site is hijacked by gaybashers
By Mary Papenfuss,  Newser Staff
Posted Sep 30, 2010 2:48 AM CDT
Updated Sep 30, 2010 7:34 AM CDT
Suicide Student May Have Reached Out to Gay Site
Tyler Clementi, 18, leaped to his death after his Rutgers University roommate post a sex tape of him on the internet.   (Facebook)

Complaints about a sex-tape spying situation similar to one that apparently drove Rutgers student Tyler Clementi to suicide have been spotted on a gay message board, and may have been Clementi's last call for help before he killed himself. "Cit2mo" complains about his college dorm roommate using a webcam to "film me making out with a guy. I feel like it was 'look at what a fag my roommate is.'" He talks of demanding another roomie, who could turn out to be "worse," he worries. "I don't wanna report him and then end up with nothing happening except him getting pissed at me."

One person encourages Cit2mo to get his roomie expelled, while another notes: "This person needs to get his ass kicked." Police believe Clementi leaped to his death from the George Washington Bridge after roommate Dharun Ravi posted the sex taped he had filmed on the internet. Ravi and cohort Molly Wei have been arrested and charged with invasion of privacy. They could get 5 years in prison if convicted, AP reports. Meanwhile, a Facebook page established as a Clementi memorial has apparently been hijacked by religious gaybashers. "Burn in hell," reads one post.
(More Tyler Clementi stories.)

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