Aubreigh Wyatt’s Death Story and Harassment Trial Explained

Aubreigh Wyatt’s Death Story and Harassment Trial Explained

Aubreigh Wyatt: The city of Ocean Springs continues to mourn the untimely death of 13-year-old Aubreigh Paige Wyatt. Her untimely death continues to spark discussions about bullying and its consequences.

Aubreigh Wyatt was an eighth-grader at Ocean Springs Middle School. Friends described her as a “bright student” who loved gymnastics, TikTok and going to the beach.

However, Aubreigh is said to have been the victim of relentless bullying for several years. The perpetrators were mainly a small group of peers, both at school and on social media.

Aubreigh Wyatt (1)
Aubreigh Wyatt (1)

Aubreigh committed suicide on September 4, 2023. The circumstances of her death have led to criminal and civil investigations. According to reports, Heather Wyatt, Aubreigh’s mother, found her daughter’s lifeless body in her bedroom. The incident occurred on Labor Day morning.

Heather Wyatt is a teacher herself and is now a passionate anti-bullying advocate. She uses TikTok and Instagram to tell Aubreigh’s story and educate young people about the dangers of bullying and cyberbullying.

She also founded the Aubreigh Wyatt Foundation, which aims to support programs that promote teen suicide prevention and mental health awareness.

Aubreigh Wyatt
Aubreigh Wyatt
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A lawsuit is also pending, led by the law firm Davis & Crump. The investigation into possible liability in Aubreigh’s death is still ongoing.

Attorney Trevor Rockstad called the harassment Aubreigh endured “horrific.” He also said they plan to bring the parties responsible to justice.

In contrast, the Ocean Springs Police Department has launched a parallel investigation. Aubreigh’s phone records are being reviewed and information is being gathered about the events leading up to her death.

Aubreigh Wyatt (2)
Aubreigh Wyatt (2)

In response to questions about how the school handles bullying cases, Ocean Springs School District Superintendent Mike Lindsey spoke out.

He offered his condolences to the Wyatt family and reaffirmed the district’s commitment to the well-being and safety of students. Memorials to Aubreigh are permitted within school boundaries to commemorate her memory.