Vigil held for Rutgers Univ. freshman who took his life

Rutgers University students attended a vigil today for Tyler Clementi, who killed himself after alleged cyber-bullying.Many students expressed their outrage and sadness over the circumstances

EAST RUTHERFORD - Rutgers University students attended a vigil today for Tyler Clementi, who killed himself after alleged cyber-bullying.

Many students expressed their outrage and sadness over the circumstances that lead Clementi's death.

Clementi,18, committed suicide days after his roommate, Dharun Davi allegedly set up a webcam to secretly record Clementi being intimate with another man in their dorm room, and streamed it live online.

Some gay rights groups have called it a hate crime. The fraternity that organized today?s memorial outside the student center says a campus so diverse needs more tolerance.

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