Ryan Halligan committed suicide by hanging himself in one of his bathrooms. His body was later found by his elder sisters. He died at the age of 13 and was a victim of cyber bullying. Ryan's case has been cited by many legislators and others to call for action on cyber bullying laws.
Ryan Halligan was a 13-year-old boy who died on October 7, 2003, by committing suicide. Halligan hanged himself after suffering from bullying by classmates, including cyber-bullying. For more on his story, see: http://www.ask.com/wiki/Suicide_of_Ryan_Halligan