What happened with Bianca Devins?

What happened with Bianca Devins?

Bianca Devins was an American teenager who was murdered by a male acquaintance, Brandon Andrew Clark. He shared his  death body images widely online, sparking both mockery and sympathy. This case was an example of how people can use social media to spread violence and misinformation. It also highlighted the need for more education about how to respond to cases of online violence.


In the teen years, she had been in and out of the hospital receiving mental health treatment. In April 2019, it is believed that Clark and Devins met on Instagram. Devins' friend feared Clark was exploiting Devins sexually while the two were high. Clark reportedly supplied drugs to Devins to entice her to spend time with him.

Bianca Devins Childhood

Bianca Devins studied psychology at Mohawk Valley Community College in Utica. She had dealt with online harassment by incels for at least two years.

She was born on October 6, 1997 in New Hartford, NY. She died on Jul 14, 2019 (age 17). She was traumatic: he once witnessed his father holding his mother at knifepoint for several hours.

Upon meeting Clark, Devins' mother, Kimberly Devins, said he "seemed very nice" and was "polite". She has a sister named, Olivia and shared a tribute to her on social media following her untimely death.

Bianca Devins Murder

Bianca Devins had a mutual friend named, Alex. She, Alex and Brandon Andrew Clark went to a performance by Canadian singer Nicole Dollanganger in New York City, on July 13, 2019. Also, her death was mourned by singer Nicole Dollanganger. He also urged social media users to stop sharing the photos. It is important to respect her memory and privacy by not sharing the photos.


The two engaged in an argument, likely regarding a kiss between Devins and Alex. Clark became voilent and started assaulting her. He put out his knife which he brings with himself secretly and began slicing her neck. On July 14, 2019, Devins died in the early morning hours.

Her body, nearly decapitated, was left in the car, as Clark built a bonfire and listened to the song "Test Drive" by Joji. After all this, Clark called numerous family members resembled a suicide note, prompting his family to call 9-1-1. Devins' body was posted to a Discord server with the caption,
"sorry fuckers, you're going to have to find somebody else to orbit."

Video of the murder also get circulated. The police received "numerous" calls after 7:00 AM, including one from Clark, and made contact with Devin's family. In his call to the dispatcher, Clark said,

"My name is Brandon, the victim is Bianca Michelle Devins. I'm not going to stay on the phone for long, because I still need to do the suicide part of the murder-suicide."

Not only this, when police came on the spot of crime, before that he also stabbed himself in the neck. He lay across a green tarp concealing Devins' body, and posted more photos online. The suicide note and message read: "May you never forget me."

The next day, the cops confirmed that the victim was Devins and charged Clark with second-degree murder. When his electronic gadgets was searched by the police, they found that, Clark had made online searches on how to find the carotid artery, how to incapacitate or kill someone, and general searches for choking and hanging.

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Bianca Devins' photos went viral

The images of Devins' corpse became widely shared on social media such as Instagram, Facebook and Twitter. They gained traction on the website 4chan, with hundreds of posts praising Clark for committing "another 4chan murder". This led to widespread condemnation from various corners of the internet, with many calling for the platform to be held accountable for enabling the sharing of such gruesome pictures.

Social media platforms were abuzz with news of the tragic death, highlighting the far-reaching consequences of online bullying. #ripbianca briefly trended on Twitter.

Accounts promised to post images of Devins' murder in exchange for likes and follows, and illegitimate fundraising websites sprang up to capitalize on her name and death. These efforts were a disturbing and cynical exploitation of a tragedy.

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