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Tragedy as a SECOND girl, 14, livestreams her own suicide on Facebook from the bathroom of her foster home - just three weeks after a 12-year-old also killed herself on camera

  • Nakia Venant, of Miami Gardens, Florida, was found hanging from shower door in a foster home Sunday 
  • A friend saw the broadcast of her suicide on social media and alerted police 
  • A native of Haiti, Nakia was a seventh-grader at Young Women's Preparatory Academy 
  • Woman believed to be Nakia's birth mother claimed the 14-year-old had a troubled life, including run-ins with the law and expulsions   
  • Venant's death comes three weeks after 12-year-old Katelyn Nicole Davis, of Georgia, broadcast her own suicide on Facebook

A 14-year-old girl broadcast to a social media platform from her Miami area foster home as she hanged herself in the bathroom.

The Florida Department of Children and Families offered few details Tuesday about the weekend death-by-suicide of Nakia Venant, whom police found hanging from the door frame in the bathroom.

One of the girl's friends told the Miami Herald she saw some of Venant's two-hour livestream on Sunday and called Miami-Dade police, who responded to her house.  

Death on Facebook: Nakia Venant, 14, broadcast to Facebook Live from her Miami area foster home as she hanged herself in the bathroom on Sunday

Death on Facebook: Nakia Venant, 14, broadcast to Facebook Live from her Miami area foster home as she hanged herself in the bathroom on Sunday

Too late: Nakia's friend saw the broadcast online and alerted police, but by the time they arrived, the seventh-grader had died 
Venant's foster parents were reportedly asleep at the time of her suicide

Too late: Nakia's friend saw the broadcast online and alerted police, but by the time they arrived, the seventh-grader had died 

She then gave them a wrong address in Miami, reported the Miami Herald. When police showed up there, residents gave them the address of Venant's foster home in the suburb of Miami Gardens. 

Officers found the 14-year-old hanging from a scarf fashioned into a noose around her neck and tried to resuscitate her, but without success.

Venant was then rushed to Jackson North Hospital, where doctors pronounced her dead.  

Similar circumstances: On December 30, Katelyn Nicole Davis (pictured), 12, of Georgia, broadcast her own suicide-by-hanging on Facebook

Similar circumstances: On December 30, Katelyn Nicole Davis (pictured), 12, of Georgia, broadcast her own suicide-by-hanging on Facebook

According to a brief incident report released by the DCF to the Herald, Venant tied her scarf to a 'shower glass door frame' for the purpose of killing herself just after 3am Sunday. 

The girl's foster parents were asleep in their bed at the time of the incident, the paper reported. 

Child social services and Miami Gardens police are now investigating the circumstances of the girl's suicide. 

It is believed Nakia used Facebook Live to broadcast her suicide, although it has not been confirmed as of Wednesday morning. 

Venant's livestreamed death comes just three weeks after another girl, 12-year-old Katelyn Nicole Davis, of Georgia, broadcast her own self-inflicted hanging on Facebook, claiming she had been sexually abused by a relative.

Nakia Venant was a native of Port-au-Prince, Haiti, and was enrolled in the seventh grade at Young Women's Preparatory Academy. She is survived by a younger brother.

As news of Nakia's death spread online, dozens of people took to her Facebook page, under the user name 'HotHead Nikee,' to express their condolences and pay tribute to her all-too-brief life.

Posted by Anonymous on Apr. 10, 2017 at 6:09 AM
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Anonymous
by Anonymous 1 - Original Poster on Apr. 10, 2017 at 6:09 AM

Turbulent: A woman believed to be Nakia's mother wrote on Facebook that her daughter had known her share of problems, including run-ins with the law and schools expulsions

Turbulent: A woman believed to be Nakia's mother wrote on Facebook that her daughter had known her share of problems, including run-ins with the law and schools expulsions

Venant was a native of Haiti living in a foster home in Miami Gardens, Florida
She is survived by a younger brother

Big sister: Venant was a native of Haiti living in a foster home in Miami Gardens, Florida. She is survived by a younger brother 

Student: Nakia Venant was enrolled at Young Women's Preparatory Academy in Miami

Student: Nakia Venant was enrolled at Young Women's Preparatory Academy in Miami

Among the mourners was a woman who characterized herself as Venant's mother and shed light on the girl's turbulent childhood.

'I was showing you tough love when u misbehaved,' she wrote, claiming that Nakia had gone to jail twice, got expelled from two or three schools, had sex, smoked marijuana and drank alcohol.

'You wasn't supposed to even have access to Internet as part of your case,' she went on to say of Nakia. 'The system has failed us......'

Based on her social media history, Nakia was a prolific Facebook user. 

One of her last status updates appeared on her page on the eve of her suicide. Chillingly, the message read: 'Need Plans For Tmr #CommentsSuggestions' 

littlesippycup
by Baby T-rex Arms on Apr. 10, 2017 at 6:39 AM
I don't even know what to say. They were just babies.
TowerWife
by CrazyDogLady on Apr. 10, 2017 at 6:44 AM
So sad
SweetPegasus08
by Silver Member on Apr. 10, 2017 at 6:46 AM
Jesus. Those poor girls. 😢 Absolutely heartbreaking!
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