On Kamchatka is detained the administrator of the «group of death» calling for suicide

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The administrator of the «group of death», whose mission was almost a suicide girl from Khabarovsk, was detained in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, reports the Investigative Committee of Russia on Thursday.

«One of the victims of the ill-minded woman was of age, a resident of Khabarovsk. A suspect, posing as a young man wormed his way into the confidence of the girl and began to play with her in a deadly game. In March 2017 on the instructions of the inhabitant of Kamchatka Krai girl almost killed herself. The tragedy was prevented by law enforcement officers», — stated in the release.

According to investigators, a teenage girl from the Kamchatka region learned about the existence of the so-called «groups of death» from the media and the Internet. Deciding to join a group, it through the Internet and contacted one of the administrators, who lived in Western Russia, and announced his desire «to be the same as he is.»

After remote preparation, a resident of the Kamchatka region became the administrator for the «group of death», the investigation revealed. The girl began to monitor social networks in search of potential victims — she was interested in adolescents, are depressed, noted in a release.

«In the end, the intruder form the basis of future potential victims based on their publications on the Internet full dark posts, pictures, music. The suspect opened several accounts under false names, began to correspond with potential victims and to send out invitations to join the game», — explained in the RF IC.

The point of the game was that the player must perform certain tasks. It was only 50 jobs, and they ranged in terms of complexity, with each new task difficulty increased. According to investigators, tasks directed at «creating the player’s traumatic situation by which the last stage he should commit suicide.»

As reported, interior Minister Vladimir Kolokoltsev, since the beginning of the year Russia blocked over 16 thousand «groups of death».

At the same time, the Ministry acknowledged that only 1% of teen suicides committed under the influence of «groups of death» — the real causes often lie in over unrequited love and family conflicts. The total number of teenage suicide is growing: in 2015, there were 685 such cases, then a year later – already 720.