submit a death
Ashley Billasano (18) tweeted 144 times before she committed suicide by suffocation
Suicide - Asphyxiation
Published: Nov 11, 2011 @ 4:46 AM
Ashley Billasano (18)
Nov 08, 2011
view their profile
HOUSTON - Ashley Billasano did not show up for school at Rosenberg's BF Terry High School Tuesday morning.
Instead, she took to her Twitter page, saying there was so much more she wanted to do.
"It's obvious she needed somebody to talk to and that's what I believe those tweets were," said Chief Craig Brady with the Fort Bend County Sheriff's Department. "She was trying to communicate and trying to get people to talk to her."
In those 144 tweets posted over the course of 6 hours, Billasano claimed she was molested and forced into prostitution.
She talked about how she dealt with the pain the first time.
"I went to the bathroom and locked the door"
"I took apart a razor. I did what I had to do to forget. I swear after that night I was never the same"
She talked about confiding with a boyfriend and telling her secret.
"I remember telling my closest teacher and CPS and the police detectives," she said. "I remember having to tell them everything."
"It is my understanding she made an outcry apparently a year ago in Williamson County up close to Austin about some allegations of sexual abuse," Brady said. "My understanding, that was looked into the sheriff's office there, the D.A'S office and a grand jury. There was no indictment issued."
That decision had a profound impact on Billasano. She tweeted:
"Weeks passed, then I got the call. They said sorry but there isn't enough evidence I hung up."
"That's when I changed I didn't care anymore and the people I was meeting gave me no reason to."
More than 500 people were following her Twitter account when she tweeted, "I'd love to hear what you have to say but I wont be around."
And finally her last tweet,
"Take two. I hope I get this right."
Tragically she did. Billasano committed suicide by suffocation.
"We don't want to get into a lot of details, we don't want any copy cats or promote it," Brady said. "There's some indications this may not be the first time she actually attempted this particular method which she learned off the internet."
While grief counselors tend to other students at BF Terry High School, sheriff's deputies will be pouring over the heart-wrenching tweets.
It's not known how many people were following Billasano's final moments and thoughts.
The bigger question: Why didn't someone seek help for her?
Her tweet postings have been removed. It's not known at whose direction.
18-Year-Old Girl Tweets 144 Times before Committing Suicide
go back to article archive list
article loaded in 0 ms
Dennis McGlone (37) died from a drug overdose
Dennis Lance McGlone was taken from us July 6 2013 in Kingman AZ. He leaves behind two children Savannah and Junior McGlone, Mother, Rebecca Shires, Father Dennis. R. McGlone and Sister Amy McGlone.
Carl Robb (19) allegedly took his own life
Carl loved sports, fishing, and the outdoors. He graduated Ki-Be High School in Benton City on the honor roll, was an Eagle Scout, and a beloved member of the LDS Church.
John Robb (17) was killed in a rollover accident
A 17-year-old Salina boy, John D. Robb, was dead at the site of a rollover crash on Holmes Road early Monday morning, said Glen Kochanowski, Saline County sheriff.
Cassandra Kidd (24) died from an accidental drug overdose
Manner Of Death: ACCIDENT Cause Of Death: MIXED DRUG INTOXICATION
Megan Whisenhunt (15) posted a good-bye message on Instagram before she committed suicide by train
A 15-year-old girl fatally struck by a train in Texas had posted a final farewell on her Instagram account only hours before.
Copyright © 2009 MyDeathSpace.com