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Sheriff Comments on Jessica Laney Suicide

Chris Nocco talked about the investigation into the suicide of Jessica Marie Laney at a press conference Wednesday.

Sheriff Chris Nocco took some time at a press conference Wednesday to address the recent death of Jessica Laney, the Hudson teenager who took her life this weekend.

Jessica committed suicide Sunday. Friends say she was bullied online. However, the sheriff’s office has not received any formal complaints about her being bullied. 

A reporter at  a press conference asked Nocco about the agency's investigation, and Nocco said that “Her death was tragic. At the same time, through our investigation, we’re realizing that there was no signs of bullying that occurred in the school.”

Deputies have also reviewed Jessica’s online interactions, but “We don’t have any indication at this time that a crime occurred.”

Watch the Youtube video of Nocco's statement for his full comments on the matter.

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