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A body was found across the street from Carver Vocational-Technical High School in West Baltimore Tuesday.

School workers found the man’s body hanging on a fence. Police investigating what they’re calling an apparent suicide as students were walking into school.

A new bill at City Hall would require agencies who provide services to youth to receive special training.

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It would allow workers to recognize signs that a child has been exposed to trauma.

The bill’s sponsor, Councilman Zeke Cohen, wrote on Facebook yesterday: “Today a former student called to tell me she saw the aftermath of a suicide that happened a block from her school. She could barely get the words out… More than passing this law, we need to come together, stand up for each other, and heal.”

Source: Fox Baltimore

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