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Two teen girls facing murder charges for beating death of student on Facebook Live

May 7, 2017  |  Posted by: Francesca Falzarano
Two teen girls facing murder charges for beating death of student on Facebook Live

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Two teens have been arrested for second-degree murder after they streamed a video on Facebook Live showing them beating a fellow student to death.

The unidentified Canadian girls, aged 16- and 17-years-old, from Manitoba, posted the horrific footage on their Facebook page as well as a private messaging app, which displayed their brutal assault on 19-year-old Serena McKay.

McKay, who was scheduled to graduate from school this month, was last seen by her family on April 23rd, and she was discovered dead later that day.

In the Facebook Live footage, the victim was heard crying out to her killers, “I’m so sorry.”

The video was left on Facebook Live for almost four hours before it was taken down, a CBC report revealed.

Claude Guimond, the Principal of Sagkeeng Anicinab High School, believed that drugs might have been a component in the violent crime.

Two teenage girls are facing murder charges after a video showing the brutal beating of a Canadian high school student was posted on Facebook. (MFNERC)

“After seeing what I saw, you know what? There’s nobody in their right mind (who) would do something like that, unless they were high and just totally, like, out of it,” Guimond said.

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police are investigating the murder, as well as “a case of mistaken identity” which involved police handcuffing the wrong 16-year-old suspect at a bus stop.

“Once it was learned that it was not the correct person, she was released,” police announced in a statement.

The falsely arrested teen’s parents have since filed a complaint on the incident.

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