TechNewsNation: In a shocking incident, a French girl named Océane committed suicide by jumping in front of a train and broadcasted the whole thing live on Periscope. Before committing suicide, she alleged that her ex-boyfriend abused and raped her.
Named Océane, the girl was 19 and she worked in a retirement home. The girl is first shown in the video where she is in her apartment and talking in French. She alleges that her ex-boyfriend abused and raped her, and warns her younger viewers not to watch.
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This video has been taken down from Periscope but it has multiple versions on YouTube with suicide portion blacked out.
“The video I am doing right now is not made to create the buzz but rather to make people react, to open minds, and that’s it,” she says in the video.
The local prosecutor has said that investigators are examining her cell phone and trying to get the full footage from Periscope.
It’s also being reported that her relatives describe her as having a troubled relationship with ex-boyfriend and being emotionally fragile.
Periscope is a live streaming app that was bought by Twitter in 2015 and it has more than 10 million users.
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Source: The New York Times reports: