1. HORRIFYING

    Two Teens Charged After Girl’s Suicide

    Rebecca Ann Sedwick is pictured in this undated handout photo courtesy of Polk County Sheriff's Office in Florida. Two girls, ages 12 and 14, have been charged with felony aggravated stalking for what a Florida sheriff described on October 15, 2013, as "maliciously harassing" a 12-year-old girl who jumped from a tower to her death. The two "repeatedly and maliciously harassed" Sedwick, who became so despondent that she climbed a tower at an abandoned cement plant and jumped to her death on September 9, Judd told a news conference in Winter Haven, Florida.  REUTERS/Polk County Sheriff's Office/Handout via Reuters  (UNITED STATES - Tags: CRIME LAW) FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NOT FOR SALE FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS. THIS IMAGE HAS BEEN SUPPLIED BY A THIRD PARTY. IT IS DISTRIBUTED, EXACTLY AS RECEIVED BY REUTERS, AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS - RTX14CEI

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    A 14-year-old girl and a 12-year-old girl have been charged with aggravated stalking, a third-degree felony, in the suicide of bullied Florida teen Rebecca Sedwick. The charges come after a chilling Facebook post by the older girl, which read “Yes ik [I know] I bullied Rebecca nd and she killed herself but IDGAF [I don’t give a fuck]” and then bizarrely ended with a heart emoticon. According to Sheriff Grady Judd, who is in charge of the case, the Facebook remark was the tipping point in deciding to arrest the girls. “We decided that, look, we can’t leave her out there,” he said about the girl's post. “Who else is she going to torment? Who else is she going to harass?” Sedwick, 12, killed herself in September by jumping from an abandoned factory silo after a year of both face-to-face and online bullying. The younger girl charged had been her best friend.

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