Saturday, November 22, 2008

Teen Commits Suicide Live on Web Cam.

Tragedy has struck again in the United States. 19 year old Abraham Briggs, a college student at Pembroke Pines, Fla., took a fatal overdose of pills Wednesday and broadcast his suicide live over the internet.

The family of Briggs say they're horrified his life ended before a virtual audience, and infuriated that viewers of the live webcam and operators of the Web site that hosted it didn't act sooner to save him.

Only after police arrived to find Abraham Biggs dead in his bed did the Web feed stop Wednesday — 12 hours after the 19-year-old Broward College student first declared on a Web site that he hated himself and planned to die.

You can read the full story here.

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