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August 25, 2010

Facebook “Kill Lists” Lead To Three Teenage Deaths

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Puerto Asis ColombiaIn the last 10 days three teenagers have been murdered in the southwestern Colombia town of Peurto Asis after their names appeared on a Facebook “kill list.”

Colombian police are investigating the case, however they are unsure at this time who posted the kill list and why it contains the names offered.

CNN is reporting that two of the deaths occurred on August 15th, two days before the list was posted. The list warned those who would be attacked had three days to leave town. Police didn’t take the list seriously until a second list with 31 names was found and a third person was killed on August 20th. One other person from the second list was also attacked and wounded but escaped from their potential killers. read more

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