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14-year-old girl hangs herself from shower door in bathroom of her home in Facebook Live suicide

By Mason White 5:59 PM January 26, 2017
Nakia Venant
By: Emily Lewis

(Scroll down for video) Officials are concerned after a teenager of Florida, committed suicide live on Facebook.

Miami Gardens police confirmed that 14-year-old Nakia Venant, who is also known as Naika Venant, committed suicide while broadcasting her hanging to thousands of her followers on Facebook.

The Florida Department of Children and Families said that witnesses came forward to say that they saw Venant using a scarf to hang herself from a shower door.

The Miami Gardens Police Department said that the girl’s parents were sleeping at the time of her suicide on Sunday night.

Thousands of people watched the girl killing herself live on Facebook. The broadcast lasted for two hours. People watched and did nothing as Venant prepared the scarf and turned it into a makeshift noose.

After two hours, people saw Venant hanging by the scarf from the shower door at around 3:00 a.m. Eventually, someone notified the police.

Police officers who raided the home, found the parents asleep in the bedroom and Venant hanging in the shower. Venant was rushed to the Jackson North Hospital, where she was pronounced dead.