At 23 years old Daisy Coleman, protagonist of the documentary “Audrie & Daisy”, he took his own life in his home. This was reported by the mother of the young woman, Melina, in dialogue with the American media TMZ.
Following the news, the organization against sexual assault SafeBAE, which Coleman co-founded with his older brother, published a statement through social networks.
“As all of our fans know, Daisy He has struggled so hard for many years to heal from his assault as well as to prevent future sexual violence among adolescents. She was our sister in this job and the driving force behind it, “they stated.
Then they continued: “We are devastated and shocked by his death, by his suicide … She had many demons and she had faced and overcome them all, but as many of you know, healing is not a straight or easy path. “
Daisy she was a victim of rape when she was 14 years old, at a party that was held in Missouri, and to date those responsible have not been arrested. Her case was part of the Netflix documentary, which premiered in 2016, along with the story of the young Audrie Pott, who suffered a sexual assault and committed suicide 10 days later.
As press are beginning to reach out, we wanted to release a statement so that we can all remember her for the legacy of her work: “Through our shock and sadness, we are releasing a statement about our loss of Daisy.
— SafeBAE (@safe_bae)
August 5, 2020