MySpace Suicide Case Goes to Jury

Missouri mom accused of bullying neighborhood teen with fake persona
By Harry Kimball,  Newser Staff
Posted Nov 25, 2008 1:34 PM CST
Lori Drew with her attorney, Dean Steward, in Los Angeles.   (AP Photo)
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(Newser) – Lori Drew’s fate is in the hands of a California jury as the case of the “MySpace bully” goes into deliberations, Wired reports. After forceful closing arguments yesterday, the jury will decide whether the mother committed computer fraud by creating a false online identity used to bully a neighborhood teen into suicide in 2006.