Residents are invited to learn more about what they can do to protect their teens online.
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Tuesday, December 11, 2012
Jessica Marie Laney died Sunday, and now her friends are asking why anonymous social media sites remain online.
Fivay High School student Jessica Marie Laney, 16, committed suicide Sunday night, according to authorities. She was found at her home in Hudson. Pasco Sheriff’s Office spokesman Doug Tobin said authorities took her to a hospital, where she was pronounced dead at 11:26 p.m. Her friends have said she was bullied online. Tobin says the agency isn’t aware of any formal complaints about bullying. The school district isn’t either, but officials say they are doing a thorough review. The sheriff’s office is classifying the death as a suicide, but it is continuing to investigate it. Deputies are talking to family and close friends and reviewing social media sites on which Jessica had a presence. Tobin says it’s important for parents to be aware …