After searching for close to a week,the body of Nigerian student who committed suicide by jumping into a river has been found found floating in the Hudson River.On the 29th of May, 17 year old Omotayo Adeoye,a student of New York City’s elite schools, the high school of Math, Science and Engineering in Manhattan, committed suicide by jumping off into the Hudson River near the George Washington Bridge.She dropped a suicide note which read
““I just want to go away forever on the bottom of the river,”
According to a report by the New York post,her suicide was triggered after her teacher Eva Malikova allegedly caught her caught her peeking at her cellphone during a test and snatched her phone away.
A male classmate told The Post that Malikova began screaming at Adeoye, ‘Oh, you shouldn’t be cheating! You guys shouldn’t be cheating! You guys are lying to yourselves!‘
When Adeoye burst into tears and apologized, Malikova reportedly snapped back: Oh, you are not really sorry. That’s not a sincere apology!’
Humiliated, she reportedly ran to the bathroom after being yelled at by her teacher, but never returned to her desk.. She was a student who had exceptionally high grades in all subjects..