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Internet predator to be charged

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22nd March 2010

An 46-year-old male American nurse, is to be charged by Minnesota police with encouraging British IT consultant Mark Drybrough, Canadian student Nadia Kajoujia, and others, to commit suicide.

William Francis Melchert-Dinkel has now apparently confessed to posing as a young woman on the internet and attempting to persuade vulnerable young people to take their own lives.

Care Not Killing campaigned in 2009 to stop the internet promotion of suicide and supported amendments to the Suicide Act 1961 to enable convictions of internet suicide predators to be more readily achieved.

CNK welcomes this latest development.

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