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Teens arrested for bullying that led to suicide

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Posted: Mar 29, 2010 8:23 PM by Michael Marsh
Updated: Mar 29, 2010 8:24 PM
Source: Associated Press

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Topics: bullying, in person, online, stalking, harassment, Phoebe Prince, charges, students

A prosecutor in Northhampton, Massachusetts says nine teens are charged for the "unrelenting" bullying of a young girl who killed herself and two are charged with rape. Northwestern District Attorney Elizabeth Scheibel says 15-year-old Phoebe Prince of South Hadley sufferent months of constant stalking and harassment in person and online. She committed suicide in January. Scheibel says school leaders knew about the bullying but did nothing about it and will not face charges. She did not elaborate on the rape.

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