Girl died after online accusations
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.