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2 arrested in bullying case after online post

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Two girls have been arrested in the death of 12-year-old Rebecca Ann Sedwick, who authorities say committed suicide after being bulled online by several girls for nearly a year, a sheriff said Tuesday. On Sept. 9, authorities say, Rebecca climbed a tower at an abandoned concrete plant and hurled herself to her death.

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After 12-year-old Rebecca Sedwick committed suicide last month, one of her tormenters continued to make comments about her online, even bragging about the bullying, a sheriff said Tuesday.The especially callous remark hastened the arrest of a 14-year-old girl and a 12-year-old girl who were primarily responsible for bullying Rebecca, Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd said.
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