SHEBOYGAN FALLS — A student was discovered in need of medical attention Tuesday afternoon following an apparent suicide attempt at the Sheboygan Falls High School.
Orange Cross Ambulance and the Sheboygan Falls Fire Department responded to the high school for a report of a 15-year-old female student who was found asphyxiated as a result of a possible suicide attempt. Officers from the Sheboygan Falls Police are investigating the incident.
“The call today was a self-inflicted medical event,” said Sheboygan Falls Police Chief Eric Miller. “Upon officers arrival, the student was alert and conscious.” Miller told WKTS News there was no strangulation and at no time was there any danger to any other student.
Sarah Annalee Bennin, Superintendent of the School District of Sheboygan Falls, could not be reached for comment regarding the incident. WKTS does not report on suicides as a matter of policy, however the attempt was committed in a public place.
Anyone struggling with thoughts of suicide can call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255 or visit suicidepreventionlifeline.org.