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Tragic News! South Carolina Fifth-Grader Dies after A School Fight

Updated On 28 Mar, 2019 Published On 28 Mar, 2019
Tragic News! South Carolina Fifth-Grader Dies after A School Fight

A South Carolina fifth-grader dies in the hospital, days after fighting with a classmate at her elementary school.

  • A South Carolina fifth-grader died Wednesday morning after a classroom fight,
  • The 10 years old little lady is identified as Raniya Wright of Forest Hills Elementary School.
  • The student who attacked Wright didn't use any sort of weapon.
  • School is cooperating with deputies for criminal investigation, however, no charges are filed.

A fifth grader in South Carolina died from injuries she suffered in a fight at her elementary school earlier this week.

Raniya Wright dies in hospital days after getting involved in a school fight with a fifth grader.
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The 10 years old little lady is identified as Raniya Wright, of Forest Hills Elementary School in Walterboro, South Carolina.

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Colleton County Sheriff's spokeswoman Shalane Lowes noted that the girl died at Charleston hospital on Wednesday. In addition, Lowes revealed;

“This was a physical altercation that took place between two fifth grade students at Forest Hills Elementary."

However, the authorities haven't detailed on how the girl was injured or what the fight was about!

Raniya Wright and her mother Ashley.
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Reportedly, the student who attacked Raniya didn't use any sort of weapon and also studied at the same grade.

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Colleton County School District spokesman Sean Gruber mentioned in a statement that "the tragic news is a huge loss to the school, and had grief counselors on campus since the fight."

Furthermore, Gruber elaborated;

'Raniya was a wonderful student. She loved to write, spend time with her friends, play basketball and loved being a big sister. She was actively involved in her church as a junior usher.' 

The school's officials reported that they are cooperating with deputies for criminal investigation. However, no charges are filed until now.

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A GoFundMe account is set up to raise money for funeral expenses to help RaNiya’s family. As far as now, it already has helped to raise more than $26,000 of its $30,000 goal.

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