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NY girl, 12, kills herself; cites cyber bullying
NEW YORK (AP) -- New York City police say a 12-year-old girl who was found hanged left a suicide note that spoke of being bullied online.
The girl was found dead in her home Wednesday afternoon by her family.
Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly said Thursday that investigators have taken two computers from the home to determine whether online messages may have led to her death. Police were also interviewing her friends and relatives. Her death was ruled a suicide by hanging.
The girl attended Jean Nuzzi Intermediate School 109 in Queens Village.
Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott has spoken with the family and offered condolences. Education officials did not comment on reports of cyber bullying because of the ongoing investigation.
Kelly didn't speculate as to whether criminal charges could result from the investigation.