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Girl who committed suicide saw details of her assault

3 teens arrested on suspicion of sexual battery

SARATOGA, Calif. — A 15-year-old California girl hanged herself after she was sexually abused in her sleep at a party and then discovered an intimate photo of herself circulating online, a lawyer for her family said Friday.

Sheriff’s officials arrested three 16-year-old boys Thursday on suspicion of sexual battery against Audrie Pott, who committed suicide in September, eight days after the party.

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