Girls, 12 and 14, arrested in death of bullied Florida girl who killed herself

October 16, 2013 / Written By The Five staff
  • 2 young teens (12 and 14) were just arrested in Florida for cyberbullying 12-yr-old Rebecca Sedwick who killed herself last month. The arrests came after the 14-yr-old suspect posted on her Facebook page this weekend "Yes IK I bullied REBECCA nd she killed her self but IDGAF," (Yes I bullied Rebecca, yes she killed herself and I don’t give a f—k’”)
  • The Sheriff is looking into charging the bullies parents too if he can. He was on ‘Today show’ and ‘Fox and Friends’ this morning. (Bob said last week “I've never seen a bully who's father or mother wasn't a bully himself... When you look at a bully, you go back to the house, and you'll find bullies in their home.” [LINK]
  • Bully’s parents in denial, GMA interviewed the 14-yr-old’s parents, they say “she wouldn’t write anything like that” [LINK]

Girls, 12 and 14, arrested in death of bullied Florida girl who killed herself
Published October 15, 2013 |
WINTER HAVEN, FLA –  Two girls have been arrested in the death of a 12-year-old central Florida girl who authorities say committed suicide after being bullied online by several girls for nearly a year, a sheriff said Tuesday.
A Facebook post from one of the girls saying she didn’t care about the suicide of 12-year-old Rebecca Sedwick led police to the arrests, according to Sheriff Grady Judd. The suspects, ages 12 and 14, have been charged with felony aggravated stalking, according to the Polk County Sheriff's Office.
"We decided, look, we can't leave her out there," Judd said. "Who else is she going to torment? Who else is she going to harass? Who is the next person she verbally and mentally abuses and attacks?"
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