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Claim: E-mail reproduces news account of the stabbing death of 17-year-old Anna Svidersky.
Example: [Collected via e-mail, 2006]
Origins: There isn't much we could add to this piece, as most of it is a verbatim reproduction of a news article about the
Anna's MySpace has since been flooded with messages of shock, outrage, sympathy, and remembrance. She last logged in to her account earlier on the day of her murder.
Investigators say that Anna Svidersky appeared to be the victim of a random attack, as they have found no evidence that she and David Sullivan knew each other. Sullivan was charged with first-degree murder but gained a not guilty by reason of insanity verdict, resulting in his indefinite confinement in a facility for the criminally insane.
Last updated: 17 August 2010
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