The Tragic Death of Adriana Kuch: Charges against 4 girls who bullied teen UPGRADED as school slammed

The Tragic Death of Adriana Kuch: Charges against 4 girls who bullied teen UPGRADED as school slammed
Adriana Kuch died by suicide on February 3 ( Facebook/ Michael Kuch)

Warning: This article contains a recollection of crime and can be triggering to some, readers' discretion is advised. If you or someone you know is considering suicide, please contact the National Suicide Hotline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255).


BERKELEY, NEW JERSEY: Adriana Kuch took her life at her home on February 3 and it has been alleged that the reason behind her suicide was a viral bullying video of her, which showed four girls attacking her viciously inside their school’s premises. The alleged attack reportedly left the 14-year-old with several physical injuries as well as she suffered emotionally before killing herself.

Earlier, three unnamed suspects in the teen’s death case were pressed with third-degree felony assault, and a fourth faced disorderly conduct charge but now reports have said that the charges against them have been elevated. The New York Post reported that out of the four, one faces an aggravated assault charge, another one faces harassment and the rest two have been slapped with conspiracy to commit aggravated assault.



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Court appearance to happen soon

A statement issued by Ocean County Prosecutor Bradley D Billhimer on Friday, February 10, read, “Each juvenile and their guardian was served with a copy of their complaint and are released pending future court appearances.” All of them were reportedly seen in the bullying video, assaulting Adriana while she was with her boyfriend in their Central Regional High School hallway on February 1.

The alleged attackers poured a drink on the deceased girl, hit her multiple times as well as dragged her as people standing near watched and laughed. The girls are also accused of pulling Adriana’s hair and striking her with a 20-ounce water bottle. One of them even reportedly said, “That’s what you get, you stupid a** b***h.”


‘This school is too busy trying to save their own a**es’

Adriana’s father Michael Kuch has slammed Central Regional High School, where his daughter was studying. He has also criticized the School superintendent Triantafillos Parlapanides, who accuses the teen’s personal life as the reason behind her death.

“What’s insensitive is him going on social media and defending his actions and attacking other people. The administration needs to be completely shaken up and by shaken up I mean they need to be removed. I don’t know why he’s been there that long I have no idea why that man still has a job. I think the superintendent should be charged with obstruction of justice,” Michael told DailyMail.


Besides, another parent, whose child was also a student at the same school, has started a petition. Racheal O'Dea shared on, “In January 2022, my daughter was jumped and physically assaulted by MULTIPLE girls at Central Regional. She had reported threats and their previous stalking to the school weeks before it happened and NOTHING was done! The attack was recorded and sent across social media. My family has had an open lawsuit against Central for almost a year due to their negligence and involvement.”

“Now here we are almost a year later, and we have now lost a beautiful 14-year-old soul who was brutally attacked at Central Regional HS just days before taking her own life. A life was stolen way too soon. Parents our kids are not safe! This school is too busy trying to save their own a**es than do their job! The bottom line is the violence at Central Regional needs to STOP! There needs to be a change in administration, there needs to be more security,” O'Dea added.

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