Police within the US state of Georgia say they cannot power web sites to take away copies of a social media video displaying a woman killing herself.
The footage, from 30 December in Cedartown, was recorded by 12-year-old Katelyn Davis in her household’s entrance yard.
Katelyn’s household deleted the web page from her Fb profile.
The location’s neighborhood operations group say they’re working exhausting to take it down each time it has been shared too.
Authorities in Polk County, although, say they haven’t any approach of legally forcing different web sites to take the video down.
Police in Georgia say they have been getting calls from around the globe concerning the footage, together with one outraged caller from the UK.
Polk County Police Chief Kenny Dodd informed US TV network Fox 5 that there is not loads they’ll do.
“We have been truly contacted by a police officer from California who noticed it the evening of the occasion,” he mentioned.
“We would like it down as a lot as anybody for the household and it could be dangerous to different children.
“We contacted among the websites. They requested in the event that they needed to take it down and by legislation they do not.
“Nevertheless it’s simply the widespread respectable factor to do for my part.”
Police are actually wanting into why Katelyn Nicole Davis took her personal life.
Officers say they’re wanting into allegations of abuse and tried rape she made in a web-based diary three days earlier than her loss of life.
Chief Dodd says the publish has now been taken down and no expenses have been filed.
Polk County coroner Tony Brazier mentioned Katelyn’s reason for loss of life has but to be decided and says assessments are persevering with.
“These take a look at outcomes will probably be forthcoming quickly,” he informed the Polk Standard Journal.
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