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How a happy child became a sitting target for predators

The Ana Kriégel case showed how bullying methods have evolved and mutated in an increasingly online world, writes Francesca Comyn

23rd June, 2019

The trial of Ana Kriégel provided a chilling insight into the world of teenage bullying and cyber-bullying.

Ana was adopted from Russia by Patric and Geraldine Kriégel when she was two and a half years old. Having been a relatively happy child in primary school, however, she became a loner who was relentlessly picked on in the months before her horrific death.

She didn’t mix well with her peers; she tried...

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