Grief counselors are on hand at The Colony after a 9-year-old boy was found hanged in the bathroom in an apparent suicide.
Police say the fourth-grader was found by school staff at Stewart's Creek Elementary School yesterday afternoon.
Lt. Darren Brockway said the boy "had reportedly hung himself in a bathroom" and was pronounced dead at a nearby hospital. Autopsy results are pending with the Tarrant County medical examiner's office.
Police are investigating the circumstances of Montana Lance's death but say they don't expect any criminal charges.
The school district confirmed the basics of the incident but declined further comment out of respect for the family's privacy. It is sending a letter home with students.
The Colony is about 20 miles north of Dallas.
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