The 18-year-old committed suicide after his dorm-room rendezvous was surreptitiously streamed on the Web via his roomie's hidden camera, sources told the Daily News. Yay." Authorities say Ravi streamed the action on the Web to friends - an illegal video transmission.The student who broadcast the liaison, and the friend who was with him, were arrested while Clementi's family waited for his body to be found. "Shame is a terrible thing." The quiet redhead, a scholarship student and skilled violinist, apparently asked roommate Dharun Ravi, 18, for some privacy on Sept. "Roommate asked for the room till midnight," Ravi wrote on Twitter that night. Two days later, in another Twitter post, Ravi indicated he had plans for a sequel.
Once there, he carefully left behind his wallet - including his license, AAA card and Rutgers ID - before leaping to his death. Authorities discovered the corpse of a white male floating Wednesday near the Columbia University boathouse, about 30 blocks north of the bridge, but no identification was made.“Help me take a Snapchat video and I’ll jump,” she said Chow told her.Surveillance video appears to show the two talking near the railing, and then Ruth reacting in horror as Chow leaps to his death.But the ledge couldn’t support Chow’s weight and he fell through the plasterboard to his death four floors below, according to local news outlet TODAY.His friend Ruth, who declined to be identified by her full name, told TODAY she watched the tragedy unfold.