Wake service held for Milton teenager who was brutally beaten

Wake services held for Milton teenager who was brutally beaten. (Source: WEAR-TV)

The McGlone's family and friends paid their last respects Tuesday evening to the 16- year-old teenager took his own life a week ago.

Joey McGlone was brutally beaten in the back of a pickup truck at the Guy Thompson Community Center on September 7.

McGlone's mother said she is convinced her son would've been alive today if he did not suffer repeated bullying at his high school.

McGlone attended Milton High School, and now Milton Police Department are trying to identify the people responsible for brutally beating up the teenager.

According to national statistics, on a average 4,400 kids under the age of 18 commit suicide in America each year.

Joey McGlone, 16, is now apart of those statistics.

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