Channing Smith (Tennessee Teen) Bio, Wiki, Age, Suicide, Family

Channing Smith
Channing Smith

Who is Tennessee Teen Channing Smith – Bio

Channing Smith was a Tennesee boy, who suicide on 22nd September 2019, after he was outed for being bisexual on social media, his family claims.

Channing Smith Age and Education

Channing Smith 16 years old,  was a junior at Coffee County Central High School in Manchester. Smith wanted to be an engineer and cherished bikes, a punk rock tune, and corvettes had no longer brazenly discussed his sexuality or diagnosed as LGBTQ, in line with his lady friend and brother.

Channing Smith Girlfriend

Smith was dating Hailey Meister. Meister said she had been dating Channing for about a month before he killed himself. She said the messages were old and posted only “to humiliate him.

In a statement to BuzzFeed, Meister said, He didn’t deserve that. He was kind and loving and a perfect person.

She added that when the messages hit social media, Channing told her “how bad it made him feel, and it was a mistake’s. He was trying to find himself and people called him bisexual, but he never classified explicitly like that.

Channing Smith Death Cause (Suicide)

He fatally shot himself on 22nd September 2019 after classmates exposed screenshots online of him confiding in a pal about his sexuality.

Channing Smith Brother

smith’s brother, Joshua Smith said the friend and a female classmate shared the screenshots of the conversation on Instagram and Snapchat.

Joshua Smith wrote on Facebook. The teenager killed himself after discovering that sexually explicit messages he exchanged with another boy had been shared on social media by classmates who wanted to humiliate and embarrass him.

They did it just wholly to humiliate and embarrass my brother. his brother told WZTV, Being in a small, rural town in the middle of Tennessee, you can imagine being the laughing stock and having to go to school Monday morning.

He said that Channing called the girl who posted the screenshots and told her that he was going to commit suicide. But the girl didn’t tell anyone about the teen’s plans, and he took his own life within hours of the bullying incident.

He couldn’t face the humiliation that was waiting on him when he got to school on Monday, so he shot and killed himself, Joshua told the outlet.

The family is now putting pressure on the Coffee County District Attorney Craig Northcott to file charges against the teen’s bullies.

The lead investigator in Coffee County told me that he was pushing to have the kids charged criminally and the District Attorney’s office has decided that they did not want to pursue it.