Canada

Two Arrested in Canadian Cyberbullying Case

Took her own life after being mocked as alleged victim of sexual assault

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Two people have been arrested in connection with the case of Rehtaeh Parsons, the Nova Scotia girl who took her own life after being cyberbullyied.

Police arrested the pair at 8 a.m. AT at their respective homes following an investigation by the RCMP/Halifax Regional Police Criminal Investigation Division.

The ages of the two males arrested have not been released. They remain in police custody and are being questioned.

RCMP Cpl. Scott MacRae said police can hold the pair for up to 24 hours, after that they must either be charged or released.