Officials: Suicidal teen was cyberbullied

Massachusetts officials believe 15-year-old Phoebe Prince committed suicide after online attacks from classmates.

Phoebe Prince
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Officials in Massachusetts believe there's been another deadly case of cyberbullying in the apparent suicide of 15-year-old Phoebe Prince of South Hadley, Mass.

Prince moved last year to the area from Ireland. While making the transition to a new town and a new country, Prince, officials believe, became the target of intense cyber-bullying, which may have contributed to her apparent suicide.

Prince was found dead in her South Hadley home on January 14, just days before a big school dance.

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