In this video, Tyler Clementi's parents talk to CNN's Jason Carroll about the struggle to understand their son's suicide. Dharun Ravi, Clementi's former roommate at Rutgers University, has turned down a plea deal and will instead go to trial in February. Ravi faces a 15-count indictment involving hate crime charges for allegedly using a web cam to stream video of Clementi"s sexual encounter with another man. Clementi later jumped to his death from the George Washington Bridge between New York and New Jersey.
Watch the full interview tonight on AC360° at 8 p.m. ET.
The Tyler Clementi Foundation was created in his memory by his family. Their mission is "To raise awareness of the issues surrounding and support organizations concerned with suicide prevention, acceptance of LGBT teens, and education against internet cyber bullying." You can learn more on the foundation's website.
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