Westhill H.S. mourns student dead in apparent suicide

Asia Dunmore, 16, was found dead in her home on Stillwater Avenue. Friends and family held a vigil there Friday night. (9/28/13)

STAMFORD - The Stamford School District held emergency counseling sessions today at the Yerwood Center in an effort to help students cope with the loss of a Westhill High School junior who apparently took her own life on Thursday.

Asia Dunmore, 16, was found dead in her home on Stillwater Avenue. Friends and family held a vigil there Friday night.

Friends of the teen say she was well-accepted by her peers and that she was not bullied in school.

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Details surrounding her death have not been released.

School officials say counseling will be available for students and staff throughout the coming week.

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