Powered by

Former student sues Washington and Lee University for negligence after his attempted suicide

Jan 09, 2019 - Washington Post Blogs

A Washington and Lee University freshman was contemplating suicide, planning to plunge off a campus bridge. The student went to see a counselor, who, after five or 10 minutes, excused herself because she had another appointment, according to a lawsuit filed this week,. The counselor advised the student to go to his classes and football practice and to check in at the student health center after dinner, the lawsuit alleges.

That night, he tried to hang himself in his dorm room and then clim...