Police department and wayland baptisit university continue investigating the death of 20-year- old freshman rachel bates... collier klbk's "melissa adan" joins us live in the h-d news center with more details on the investigation..
Melissa david investigations are still on going as to whether rachel bates was bullied or assualted prior to her death..
Plainview police confirmed that the 20-year old student did take her own life bates was found dead in a residence hall on campus at wayland baptist university last week plainview police says they have been interviewing students investigating what happened to bates moments before her death wayland baptist university football signee "ron bultongez" posted a you tube video dedicating a song called "you are loved" to bates he spoke to me about the important reason why he felt compelled to write, sing and play this song in her honor..
Wayland baptist university football signee "ron bultongez":"just people dealing with that need to know that someone does care and does love them and they do have value because a lot of times they feel they dont have value or struggle with self worth and so i will tell them one know you are avlauable and two people love you and three people care about you."
Melissa now bultongez has an incredible story and he wants to make sure he spreads the message of hope to others..
Her friends have set-up a go fund me page for her family called "bucks for bates" ..
Collier melissa how long is this investigation expected to take?
Melissa david-- due to the easter holiday it paused the investigation, but it is resuming and should last about two weeks.... we will keep you updated with the latest..