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This is the heroic moment bullied New Jersey girl Adrianna Kush dove into a swimming pool to save a little girl struggling to swim prior to the teen’s death. 

In the video, shown on the Today Show, Kush drops something on an outdoor lounge chair before sprinting towards a little girl flailing in the pool. 

The small girl can be seen bobbing up and down frantically in the video as she struggles to swim. Kush dives in unafraid and scoops up the child in her neighbor’s pool, the five second clip shows. 

Kuch was found dead in her home in Bayville on February 3, days after a horrific video went viral showing her being set upon by a group of bullies in the hallways of Central Regional High School.

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Adriana Kuch was found dead in her home in Bayville on February 3 , days after a horrific video spread online showing her being set upon by a group of bullies in the hallways of Central Regional High School

Adriana Kuch was found dead in her home in Bayville on February 3 , days after a horrific video spread online showing her being set upon by a group of bullies in the hallways of Central Regional High School

Prior to her death, surveillance footages shows the teen saving a little girl from drowning in her neighbor's pool

Prior to her death, surveillance footages shows the teen saving a little girl from drowning in her neighbor’s pool 

The little girl can be seen bobbing up and down frantically in the video as she struggles to swim and Kush dives in unafraid and scoops up the child

The little girl can be seen bobbing up and down frantically in the video as she struggles to swim and Kush dives in unafraid and scoops up the child

The four alleged attackers were initially slapped with third-degree assault charges and one also charged with disorderly conduct after they were also suspended indefinitely from school.

Ocean County Prosecutor Bradley D. Billhimer announced on Friday that the charges against the teens had been upgraded.

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One is now charged with aggravated assault, and could face court as an adult, one with harassment and two with conspiracy to commit aggravated assault.

Billhimer said: ‘Each juvenile and their guardian was served with a copy of their complaint and are released pending future court appearances.’

None of the teens behind the attack have been identified.

The 20-second viral clip shows several students attacking the teen and hitting her with a water bottle as she walked with her boyfriend.

She was brutally beaten inside the school (pictured) before she took her own life

The 20-second clip shows several students attacking the teen, hitting her with a water bottle -  as she walked with her boyfriend

She was brutally beaten inside the school (pictured) before she took her own life . The 20-second clip shows several students attacking the teen, hitting her with a water bottle – as she walked with her boyfriend

Here she is seen with bruises and scratches on her face

 Here she is seen with bruises and scratches on her face 

Bystanders are also seen laughing at Adriana after she was punched, kicked and had her hair pulled, while she lay in the fetal position on the floor of the school hallway.

One of the attackers could be heard yelling, ‘That’s what you get you stupid a** b****.’

According to New Jersey law, minors charged with more serious offenses, such as assault, can be tried in adult criminal court.

The decision on whether or not to charge as an adult lies with the prosecutor.

The penalty for a conviction of aggravated assault in New Jersey is anywhere between 18 months and 10 years in prison.

Harassment and conspiracy charges against a minor are less likely to be taken to criminal court.

Kuch’s father Michael told DailyMail.com Friday that the school’s board were reluctant to expel the bullies because they were fearful of a loss in revenue.

Michael Kuch speaking to DailyMail.com outside of his daughter's visitation

Michael Kuch speaking to DailyMail.com outside of his daughter’s visitation  

He said: ‘If my daughter is only worth $23,000 a head to them then because they would lose four students then what is anybody’s kid worth.’

Kuch’s family said the teen’s funeral, which was due to take place on Saturday, has now been canceled.

There were no members of Central Regional High School’s faculty present at the visitation on Friday evening.

Michael told DailyMail.com that his daughter was not suspended in the days leading up to her death but was told not to return until injuries healed as she may have been subjected to further ridicule.

‘We can’t stop crying this is the last time I’m ever going to see her.

‘It was not supposed to happen we heard it over and over again your child isn’t supposed to go before you.’

School superintendent Triantafillos Parlapanides tried to deflect blame away from his department following the tragedy.

‘Her father was having an affair at the end of her 6th grade. Her father married the woman he had an affair with and moved her into the house’ he exclusively told DailyMail.com in an email

Students stand with signs protesting her death, asking the school to do more than it has after it was revealed that several similar acts have taken place within the school

Students stand with signs protesting her death, asking the school to do more than it has after it was revealed that several similar acts have taken place within the school 

‘Her grades and choices declined in 7th and 8th grade. We offered her drug rehab and mental services on five occasions but the father refused every time.’

Michael slammed Parlapanides for his comments in the aftermath of his daughter’s death.

‘What’s insensitive is him going on social media and defending his actions and attacking other people,’ he said.

‘The administration needs to be completely shaken up and by shaken up I mean they need to be removed.’

‘I don’t know why he’s been there that long I have no idea why that man still has a job.’

Michael went on to say that he is in discussions with a lawyer regarding the family’s next legal steps.

He also said that attorneys from across the country have been in contact with him.

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