Newsweek | 8/25/2010 12:00:00 AM
In Colombia, Teens Killed From Facebook Hit Lists
August 25--Other youths fleeing town as police investigate who is targeting them.
According to the BBC, Diego Ferney Jaramillo, 16, and Eibart Alejandro Ruiz Munoz, 17, were riding on a motorcycle on the outskirts of town on Aug. 15 when they were killed. The next day the first of the death lists appeared on Facebook. It contained 69 names. Five days later, on Aug. 20, another of those named on the list, Norbey Alexander Vargas, was murdered. And more lists—also mostly featuring the names of those under 18—were posted.
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