FORT LEE, N.J. (AP) — The family of the Rutgers University student who killed himself after his roommate used a webcam to see him kissing a man will visit the scene of his suicide.
Tyler Clementi's parents and brother will meet on Sunday with two members of a group walking from Chicago to the George Washington Bridge to raise awareness about bullying.
Clementi's brother, James, tells WINS (http://cbsloc.al/1bgn3L3 ) radio it makes sense to go since the Friend Movement is walking in Tyler's memory.
The 18-year-old killed himself in 2010, soon after starting college. His death sparked a national conversation about the treatment of young gays.
His roommate served less than a month in jail after he was convicted of invasion of privacy, bias intimidation and other counts. He's appealing his conviction.