Amanda Todd: Bullied Teen's Online Memorial Pages Trashed By Haters

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Even after the death of Canadian teen Amanda Todd, whose suicide is being blamed largely on bullying, hateful messages are appearing on online memorial pages.

Messages poking fun at her death and making Todd out to be a villain are followed by reactions from the online community, shaming those bashing her.

Amanda Todd, 15, was found dead in her home Wednesday.

Officials believe she killed herself, and five weeks prior to her death, Todd posted a video (above) sharing that she’d been bullied and attempted suicide once before.

Now, two “R.I.P. Amanda Todd” Facebook pages, which combined had nearly one million likes as of Saturday night, are filled with comments, photos, videos.

Some mourn the loss of the teen, but others had a darker tone.

One picture shows the silhouette of a female body hanging dead with the mocking caption: “Todding.” Other posted a photo allegedly of Amanda Todd topless.

Other doctored photos mock the deceased British Columbian.

“You want to bully. Go for it - but the RCMP has set up an account for information on people who continue to bully her and it will be my pleasure to report you,” responded a Facebook user.

RCMP Sergeant Peter Thiessen says police are aware of the situation.

“It’s really a matter of those who are involved in it to realize the impact of what they are doing and that they are bordering on criminal acts,” said Thiessen.

“If we get that type of evidence then we would be quick to lay a charge,”

No charges have been laid regarding the bullying of Todd, in large part because it is very complicated to identify when comments become criminal, Thiessen said:

“We are looking at what transpired in regards to Amanda, what transpired on social media, what transpired face to face, who may have had contact with her in that regard, and whether there’s evidence to support any sort of criminal charge to any person or persons who may have had an impact in the type of decision Amanda made.”

“I don’t know that I’m in a position to drill down into those details, but there are a number of areas in the criminal code, where charges can be laid, without getting into what those areas would be, and speculating on that. It’s a matter of accumulating the appropriate evidence to support the appropriate charge.”

What do you think? Should Amanda Todd's bullies face criminal charges?

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it's seriously sad to see people making fun of such a tragedy. Yes it was a bad choice but i TRULY believe that the bullies should face criminal charges. It takes a lot for a person to decide that they want to kill themselves. They totally need to pay for what they did, ik it wont bring Amanda back but it will show others that that kind of behavior is intolerable. i wish u rest in peace Amanda Todd <3.

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People are sick. To the people who are still making fun of her: YOU'RE MAKING FUN OF SOMEONE WHO KILLED HERSELF. She's dead, because of people like you. Does nobody realize how cruel they are by making fun of her? How would they like it if someone close to them killed themselves because of a stupid mistake. We all make mistakes. And to people who think she she 'deserved' it, screw you. No one deserves to be tortured that badly about a mistake.

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@ Jasmine

yess , please tell them again

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This is so sad that someone had to resort to this because of some horribly sick human beings!!!! I cant take this bullying any longer! I am putting a stop to this madness! Even though I am young I can still help out even if its helping people in my school! I am so sorry for the families loss and I send them my condolences.

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People made fun of Jesus and kill him as well. Now, we aren't any different. This world is cruel and has no morals. I hope the sweet young lady rest in peace. It is sad that a person kill themself due to bullying.

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@ Sad

That sweet young lady as you called her, will not rest in peace because she is in hell for what she did. Read your Bible. Where was her family at? She needed help
Why did no one help her when she tried to kill herself before?

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@ leean

You won't rest in peace. Bullying even after death or saying such things will put you in hell too. If gos is real then why in the hell wouldn't he forgive her? I thought the all mighty god was forgiving? I call BS!

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