On this day, in 2006, Megan Meier was pronounced dead. A few days before she was found hanging in her closet by her mother.
The reason for her suicide?
Megan thought that she was being wooed by a charming and attractive boy. She was happier than she had been in a long time. Then suddenly he turned nasty and within a few short hours she took her own life.
She was a few weeks away from celebrating her 14th birthday.
The truth behind this story is far more disturbing than you would ever be able to guess.
Watch here as her mother speaks about Megan and the circumstances leading up to her death and the discoveries that were made thereafter.
Your can find out more about the Megan Meier Foundation here
For more, watch the CNN report here
Even 9 years on, her loss is undoubtedly still causing her parents, family and friends significant sadness.
Today we would like to say to them – Our hearts go out to you today and we will keep you in our thoughts. We are thankful that you so bravely share your story with the world, but wish more than anything that it never would have been necessary.