A bereaved father is calling on the Governor to sign legislation allowing parents to have access to their deceased minor child’s social media accounts.
Service providers had rebuffed Ricky Rash of Nottoway when he asked them for help after his son died in 2011. He also hopes the new state law will inspire federal legislation.
Rash has been searching for answers after his son, Eric, committed suicide.
The 15-year-old honor student planned to attend Virginia Tech and Harvard Law School, and his sudden death stunned everyone.