Dover School District Mourning the Loss of a Student

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DOVER, Ark.- Many people in Dover are mourning tonight after hearing about the untimely death of a teenage girl.  

She was a student at Dover High School. Friends and family say the student was struggling with being bullied and took her own life over the weekend.

The school district released a statement about the death. 

“The Dover School District is mourning the loss of one of our students. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family during this difficult time. We are currently working with the students and faculty of our Dover School family and respectfully request some time and space for these families to grieve their loss.” 

The district says the last time a student committed suicide was in 2012. 

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