Canada teens due in court in cyberbullying case

Canada teens due in court in deadly cyberbullying case; they face child pornography charges

Canada teens due in court in cyberbullying case

HALIFAX, Nova Scotia (AP) -- Two Canada teenagers are due in youth court today on child pornography charges related to a deadly cyberbullying case.

Rehtaeh Parsons was taken off life support after a suicide attempt in April that her family says was prompted by months of bullying. They say Parsons was tormented after a digital photograph of her allegedly being sexually assaulted was distributed around her school

One 18-year-old man on Thursday faces two counts of distributing child pornography, while another 18-year-old man is charged with distributing and making child pornography.

Police announced the arrests in the high-profile case last week. The teens' names cannot be released because they were under 18 at the time of the alleged offenses.

Updated : 2021-04-15 05:21 GMT+08:00