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NY student in famous laser-cat photo commits suicide

Posted on February 21st, 2015 at 19:12 by John Sinteur in category: Sad news


Draven Rodriguez, the Schenectady High School senior who gained national attention last year for his attempt to have his yearbook photo include his cat with a laser background, committed suicide, the Daily Gazette and the Times Union reported today.

He was 17.

It’s tragic news after what was an uplifting story that grabbed national interest for Rodriguez’s unique and creative photo and his effort to get it into the yearbook.

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