Fla. Girl Commits Suicide After Cyber-Bullying
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A 12-year-old Florida middle school student committed suicide Monday, jumping from a cement plant tower. Authorities believe she was a victim of cyber-bullying and are investigating those they believe are responsible. (Sept. 13)

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SHOTLIST:AP CLIENTS ONLY - Courtesy: WFTS - No restrictionsLakeland, Fla. - 12 September 20131. Mid - makeshift memorial overlooking cement plant2. Mid - yellow sign for Rebecca3. Close - cell phone with harassing text messages4. Wide - Sheriff Grady Judd at podium during press conference5. SOUNDBITE (English) Grady Judd, Polk County Sheriff (transcript below)AP CLIENTS ONLY - Courtesy: WFLA - No restrictionsLakeland, Fla. - 12 September 20136. Wide - cement towers7. Wide - top of cement towers8. Wide - investigators at cement plantAP CLIENTS ONLY - Courtesy: WFTS - No restrictionsLakeland, Fla. - 12 September 20139. SOUNDBITE (English) Grady Judd, Polk County Sheriff (transcript below)10. Mid - "Crystal Lake Middle School" sign11. SOUNDBITE (English) Wes Bridges, General Counsel, Polk County Public Schools (transcript below)12. Wide - makeshift memorial overlooking cement plant13. Close - pillow, "Rest in Peace Becca" 14.Mid - makeshift memorial overlooking cement plantVOICE-OVER SCRIPT:A 12-YEAR OLD FLORIDA MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENT TOOK HER OWN LIFE MONDAY AUTHORITIES SAY AFTER ONGOING CYBER-BULLYING.SHERIFF GRADY JUDD SAYS THAT REBECCA ANN SEDWICK RECEIVED NUMEROUS MESSAGES ON HER PHONE, LIKE THIS ONE: (SOT: Grady Judd, Polk County Sheriff)"You should die. Why don't you go kill yourself." JUDD SAYS THAT BEFORE SHE JUMPED FROM A TOWER AT AN ABANDONED CEMENT PLANT, SEDWICK POSTED THIS MESSAGE:(SOT: Grady Judd, Polk County Sheriff) "That I'm jumping and I can't take it anymore." SCHOOL OFFICIALS ACKNOWLEDGE THERE WAS A PROBLEM. (SOT: Wes Bridges, General Counsel, Polk County Public Schools)"The situation last year at Crystal Lake, everybody thought had resolved and the student was going to another school. The family seemed to think everything was okay." SHERIFF JUDD SAYS THAT ABOUT 15 GIRLS ARE CURRENTLY BEING INVESTIGATED TO DETERMINE WHETHER THEY CAN BE CHARGED WITH CYBER-BULLYING. JILL CRAIG/Associated Press