Six people were charged in connection to her death. Austin Renaud is facing the single charge of statutory rape, while five others face charges including criminal harassment and violation of civil rights resulting in bodily injury, according to the The Springfield, Mass. Republican newspaper. In this Jan. Since Prince's death, Massachusetts has enacted law that requires every school employee to report incidents of suspected bullying and requires that principals investigate each case.
The image was blurred and the voice distorted, but the words spoken by a young Ohio woman are haunting. She had sent nude pictures of herself to a boyfriend. When they broke up, he sent them to other high school girls. The girls were harassing her, calling her a slut and a whore. She was miserable and depressed, afraid even to go to school.
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The parents of Jessica Logan, a teen who committed suicide a month after graduating from high-school, are suing their daughter's ex-boyfriend, who circulated among his friends a nude photo of Jessica that she had "sexted" sent via text message to him while they were dating. Jessica's parents are also suing the school she attended, Sycamore High,for negligence, as well as several of the teens to whom Jessica's boyfriend showed the picture, for "severe" emotional harassment. The suit was filed in Ohio by Cynthia and Albert Logan who say that the students' "degrading sexual insults" caused their year-old daughter Jessica, their only child, severe emotional distress, which led her to kill herself in July , a month after graduating from high school. The complaint filed by the teen's parents names the city, school district, ex-boyfriend, and the friends to whom he purportedly sent the picture. The couple are seeking punitive damages for discrimination, civil rights violations, the invasion of privacy, and emotional distress, reports the Courthouse News Service. The Courthouse News Service explains ,.
The parents of a teenage girl who committed suicide last year are suing the girl's ex-boyfriend and several other former high school classmates who circulated a nude photo of her and harassed her about the image. The suit was filed in Ohio by Cynthia and Albert Logan who say that the students' "degrading sexual insults" caused their year-old daughter Jessica, their only child, severe emotional distress, which led her to kill herself in July , a month after graduating from high school. Salyers is further accused of invading Jessica's privacy. It also names the Sycamore Community Schools Board of Education and Montgomery police officer Paul Payne for being negligent in not ending the "severe, pervasive, and objectively offensive harassment" of their daughter and for violating her 14th Amendment rights of equal protection and due process of law.