College Student Alyssa Funke Completes Suicide Following Cyberbullying Over Porn

A college student committed suicide after being bulled over porn.

College student committed suicide after cyberbulling over her choice to shoot in porn movies. Photo: Alyssa Funke/Facebook

College student committed suicide after cyberbulling over her choice to shoot in porn movies. Photo: Alyssa Funke/Facebook

Alyssa Funke, who studied at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls, completed suicide last month after being bullied online over her appearance in pornography. Local police authorities claimed that they would not press charges against anyone who taunted the girl.

On April 16, the 19-year-old student committed suicide at a boat landing on Big Carnelia Lake, 26 miles from River Falls and 9 miles from Oak Park Heights.

Authorities reported that the girl’s family refused to speak with the media, but said they believe the cyberbullying played the key role in Alyssa’s decision to end her life.

The Washington County Sheriff’s Office revealed that it does not think the taunts rise to the level of criminal harassment. The investigation is in the very middle of process.

Funke was tortured on Facebook and Twitter after a video of her surfaced on the amateur porn site CastingCouch-X. 

In the video — which is still available on the porn site — the girl introduces herself as “Stella Ann” and claims she plans to major in biology and become an anesthesiologist.

Shortly after the video surfaced online, the 19-year-old started receiving threatening messages from her former classmates at Stillwater High School in Minnesota.

One student tweeted, “Wow your a thot,” which means slut. Another wrote: “Nothing brings a school together like a porn star who graduated last year. I guess you could say news spreads fast here at Stillwater hahah.”

Melissa Funke, 36, spoke to her daughter a few minutes before she committed suicide. The student then texted her mother ‘I just want to die’ in a message tragically she didn’t see before it was too late.

“She said she was going to take a shower… and that she was upset from all the bullying,” Melissa Funke recalled. “[But] she is very… she wanted to come off as everything is fine when it is not.”

The girl tried to act as if nothing had happened, and put on a strong face for her mother before saying she loved her and hanging up the phone.

When Melissa tried to fing her daughetr after reading the message, the woman contacted Wisconsin authorities. The teen was found dead by police at 1.59 p.m. in a car borrowed from a friend.

The bullying had finally beaten her, Alyssa Funke couldn’t put on a brave face anymore.

“She had been bullied since she was a small child,” said her mother. “[Because] she didn’t have the nice things… toys, a nice car’ that her classmates did. It was so many people and she had grown so tired of the bullying…the decision she had made was causing unbareable grief.”

Melissa recalled being ‘surprised, [but] wasn’t really shocked’ when her daughter confessed to her that she had filmed the movie.

“There was tons of videos on there, I didn’t know everybody would see mine,” Melissa Funke remembered her daughter saying.

However, online attacks never stopped – even after the teen’s death. Internet trolls have been hounding memorial pages in her honor.

Many of the messages read ‘suicide is a sin’ and that the girl ‘would burn in hell.’

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