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Teen who took her own life at school said she'd been subject to racist bullying

A sixteen year old girl who was found dead at her school in Cornwall said she had been bullied and experienced incidents of racism.

Dagmara Przybysz was found in the toilets of Pool Academy in May 2016.

Dagmara had moved to Cornwall with her family. Credit: Facebook

An inquest into her death heard the teenager, who died as a result of hanging, had been having trouble with some girls at her school.

Dagmara's mother Evaleena told the hearing Dagmara had spoken of incidents of bullying and racism.

Mrs Przbysz recalled one occasion when her daughter said a group of girls passed her and she'd overheard a comment like "stupid Pole".

She also told the coroner at the hearing in Truro that Dagmara had said a girl had barged into her at the school.

Red balloons released in Redruth in memory of Dagmara. Credit: ITV News

In a statement Dagmara's father said a girl had been nasty to her on a website. He'd spoken to her not long before she died and she was upset and crying.

She did not want to tell me the reason for her upset. Later she said she had problems at school which I would not understand.

– Jedrzej Przybysz, father

The inquest is due to last for three days.