(Newser) – Friends and family of Samantha Kelly say the 14-year-old girl was relentlessly bullied after accusing a popular senior at her high school of raping her. The charges against Joseph Tarnopolski, 18, have now been dropped after Kelly hanged herself at her Michigan home after coming home from school earlier this week, the Detroit Free Press reports.
Thursday, November 11, 2010
RIP Samantha Kelly, 14, was bullied by classmates (for rape accusation).
Rape Charge Dropped After Teen Accuser's Suicide - Samantha Kelly, 14, was bullied by classmates after senior charged: