15-year-old Chicago student died by suicide after relentless bullying, lawsuit alleges, while school turned a ‘blind eye’
Students wearing face masks to protect against the coronavirus exit following classes at Latin School in Chicago on Oct 8, 2020. - Antonio Perez/Antonio Perez

CHICAGO — A 15-year-old student at the Latin School of Chicago was “tormented on a regular basis” by students at the prestigious school until he died by suicide in January, a lawsuit filed this week alleges. The suit, filed Monday by the boy’s parents, Robert and Rosellene Bronstein, accuses administrators at the school of “willful failure” to do anything about the bullying, even though they received numerous complaints from the boy and his family. The complaint, filed in Cook County, names the school, a number of employees and parents of the alleged bullies. Latin, a top-ranked school that ch...