The three teens accused of sexually assaulting a Saratoga High School student, who later committed suicide, have been released from juvenile hall and are now placed on home detention.
A fatal stabbing reported Monday afternoon in San Jose is being investigated as a suicide, San Jose police said.
The family of the Saratoga High School student who committed suicide after an alleged sexual assault expressed anger and resentment over a statement issued by the school district.
A school superintendent said Wednesday that officials could not expel three teenage boys charged with sexually battering a classmate last fall.
Charges against three teen boys were heard in Santa Clara Juvenile Court Tuesday in connection with the alleged Sept. 2 sexual assault on a 15-year-old Saratoga girl who later committed suicide.
The family of a girl who committed suicide after she was sexually assaulted and a photo of the act was shared in text messages say they are outraged by what they see as a refusal to take responsibility by the three boys arrested in the attack.
San Quentin death row inmate Justin Alan Helzer, who was convicted in 2004 of five murders in Concord and in Marin County in 2000, committed suicide by hanging himself in his cell Sunday, San Quentin State Prison Lt. Sam Robinson said this afternoon.
Authorities say the three boys arrested on suspicion of sexually abusing a 15-year-old Saratoga High student who later took her own life were initially cited on misdemeanor allegations in the case.
Family members of a 15-year-old Saratoga girl who killed herself after photos of a sexual assault surfaced online said on Friday they suspect the attackers tried to destroy evidence.
Three teenage boys were arrested at school Thursday in connection with the alleged sexual assault in Saratoga last fall of a 15-year-old girl who later committed suicide, a sheriff’s spokesman said.