Tyler Clementi Suicide: Rutgers student sought room change

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NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. It appears that Rutgers University freshman Tyler Clementi tried to get school officials to change his dorm room before he leaped to his death from the George Washington Bridge.

The 18-year-old violinist from Ridgewood, N.J. killed himself after, police say, he learned that his roommate had secretly streamed video on the Internet of him in a sexual encounter with another man.

Clementi’s roommate, Dharun Ravi, of Plainsboro, N.J., and another student, and Molly Wei, of Princeton, N.J., both 18, are charged with invasion of privacy. The charge carries a penalty of up to five years in prison if they’re convicted.

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