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Florida teen commits suicide in front of webcam

Published 11/21/2008, Associated Press

The message OMG popped up next to the live webcam broadcast of Abraham Biggs lying motionless on his bed, followed by LOL and “hahahah.” But Biggs wasn’t joking. The 19-year-old Broward College student really did commit suicide by taking a drug overdose in front of a live Internet audience, as some computer users egged him on and others tried to talk him out of it.

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