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WATCH : Teen live-streams her suicide on Periscope

12 May 2016, 15:06

Abuja - A teenage girl has live-streamed her own suicide on Periscope, naming a man who allegedly raped her before jumping in front of an approaching train.

According to the UK Metro, an investigation is underway into the incident, which saw the 19-year-old publish several posts before streaming her death to over 1,000 people on the popular social networking platform.

While warning viewers of an "upcoming live-stream of importance" before claiming that the act was being conducted in order to send out a message, reports The Local.

Although the video is no longer available on Periscope, several versions of it have appeared online, albeit without verification.

French officials have since confirmed that an inquest into the girl's death is currently ongoing.

See the shocking footage below.

Read more at the UK Metro

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