A judge dismissed a lawsuit Tuesday against Lewisville ISD over the suicide of 9 year old Montana Lance.
In a summary judgment, a federal judge has ruled in favor of the Lewisville Independent School District and dismissed a lawsuit filed by the parents of a 9-year-old boy who committed suicide on campus.
Experts say that bullying is a growing trend. In fact, government statistics now show that one in four kids in the United States are bullied on a regular basis.
Montana Lance hanged himself more than two years ago after being bullied at school. Since then, his parents have taken a stand against bullying, hoping that other families do not face the same fate.
A mother in The Colony says she received a phone call the day Montana Lance hanged himself. She claims she was told to keep her mouth shut.
The Lewisville School District maintains there is no link between bullying and the death of a 4th grader. But video interviews of his former classmates say otherwise.
CBS 11 obtained video and written transcripts from five former students at Stewart’s Creek Elementary, claiming that 9-year-old Montana Lance was bullied repeatedly while at school.
Jason Lance says he holds his five-year-old son Dooley’s hand a little tighter, and he admits he’s not a strict father.
The family of a 9-year-old who killed himself at a school in The Colony one year ago is now suing Lewisville ISD.