Girl died af­ter online ac­cu­sa­tions

China Daily (Hong Kong) - - NATION / DIGEST -

An 18-year-old high school stu­dent ac­cused online of steal­ing clothes from a store died af­ter jump­ing from a bridge into a river in Lufeng on Dec 3, Bei­jing Times re­ported on Sun­day. Po­lice de­tained a shop owner on Dec 8 who re­leased videos online, call­ing the woman a thief who stole clothes from the store. The shop owner asked ne­ti­zens to re­veal her iden­tity. Ne­ti­zens ex­posed the woman’s name, school, home ad­dress and pic­tures, and some used in­sult­ing words to de­scribe her.

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