Two days later he killed himself

The video shows his motionless legs from the bathroom entrance as other students hovered and walked past and around him.

In the video, Branch said the 8-year-old boy is shown walking into the bathroom and trying to shake hands with the bully, but the attacker forced the victim to the ground - and the boy allegedly "ends up on the floor, unconscious for seven and a half minutes". "He later said that he 'fainted.' At no point did Gabriel indicate that he had been hit, yanked, pulled, pushed or assaulted in any way".

An assistant principal arrived about 4½ minutes after Gabriel fell to the floor, followed by other school employees and the school nurse, who helped him to his feet.

Gabriel would kill himself two days later. His mother found him in his bedroom, hanged by one of his neckties.

For months after his suicide, Gabriel's mother had no knowledge of the trouble in the school bathroom.

It was not until March that the video was brought to their knowledge. Branch said the legal team is investigating to determine if it will file a lawsuit, and if so, against whom.

Hamilton County Coroner Lakshmi Sammarco has called for a police investigation into whether his death resulted from possible bullying at school and should be ruled a homicide.

Despite their initial refusal, Cincinnati Public Schools announced that they will release the surveillance video possibly later today.

School officials told the boy's mother that he'd fainted but was alert.

Gabriel's mother took him to the hospital later that evening after he vomited and complained of stomach pains. Branch said the family denies that claim. She picked up her son and took him home but did not take him to the hospital until he reported feeling sick to his stomach later that day.

Jennifer Branch, Reynolds' attorney, told CBS affiliate WKRC-TV that her client could have had her son properly examined if the school informed her of the incident.

Gabe's mother made her first public comments Friday, vowing to fight for her son. The 8-year-old hanged himself with a necktie in the bedroom of his Cincinnati home on January 26.

"There is concern that there was more violence going on in that school", Branch told WLWT.

The spokeswoman said school administrators weren't aware of the recording until a detective investigating Gabriel's January 26 death requested surveillance videos from district security officials. "Their investigation has concluded and no charges were filed".

Cornelia Reynolds, Gabriel's mother, declined an interview Friday and referred questions to her attorneys.

Authorities in Florida say a 75-year-old man fatally shot himself while deputies were visiting his house to conduct a welfare check on his wife, who the husband said in a note he had killed.

About a dozen people, mostly parents, showed up in front of Carson School Friday morning with signs to protest bullying.

Another demonstrator outside the school said her 9-year-old daughter was jumped by other girls on a school bus and had marks and bruises on her face. For now, the coroner said the manner of Taye's death is suicide, but her team will try to figure out if there were any contributing factors. "That was his way".

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