Teen Kills Himself Live On The Internet While Folks Egg Him On

Teen Kills Himself Live On The Internet While Folks Egg Him On

Abraham Biggs 19-year-old student at Broward College killed himself by taking a drug overdose of opiates and benzodiazepine,in front of a live webcam live on the Internet 11/22. The family is outraged that the web site that hosted it didn't act sooner to save him.Once police arrived to the scene Biggs was dead in his father's bed.

His sister Rosalind Biggs said:“They got hits, they got viewers, nothing happened for hours.” “It didn’t have to be.”"This is very, very sudden and unexpected for us,” . “It boggles the mind. We don’t understand.”

"Biggs announced his plans to kill himself over a Web site for bodybuilders, authorities said. He posted a link from there to Justin.tv, a site that allows users to broadcast live videos from their webcams..

A computer user who claimed to have watched said that after swallowing some pills, Biggs went to sleep and appeared to be breathing for a few hours while others cracked jokes
Some members of his virtual audience encouraged him to do it, others tried to talk him out of it, and some discussed whether he was taking a dose big enough to kill himself, said Wendy Crane, an investigator with the Broward County medical examiner's office.

Some users told investigators they did not take him seriously because he had threatened suicide on the site before.Eventually, someone notified the moderator of the bodybuilding site, who traced Biggs' location and called police, Crane said. The drama unfolded live on Justin.tv, which allows viewers to post comments alongside the video images." 

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