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Tuesday 31 January 2023 Dublin: 6°C
via Facebook Emily Longley
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Teenager found dead days after she warned of stalker on Facebook
Emily Longley, 17, was found dead at a house in Dorset in Britain three days after she posted on Facebook claiming that she had a stalker. Her death is being treated as “unexplained.”

A TEENAGER WAS found dead days after she posted on Facebook that she was being stalked. Two men arrested in connection with the murder have been released on bail.

The girl, named as Emily Longley, was found dead at a house in the seaside town of Bournemouth in Dorset, UK on Saturday morning, BBC reports.

The death of the 17-year-old is being treated by police as “unexplained”. Two men, aged 19 and 17, were arrested by police but later released on bail.

Longley was found dead at a bungalow three days after she posted on Facebook that she was being stalked:

Longley, from New Zealand, had been staying with relatives in Britain for the past eight months whilst she attended the local Brockenhurst College in Bournemouth.

Friends say she had been encouraged by her parents to go to Britain to study. She had come back to New Zealand recently where she indicated she had been getting on well in Bournemouth reports the New Zealand Herald.

Her father Mark Longley has told The Times (subscription) that his daughter had apparently died in her sleep but the cause of her death was unknown.

Thousands of people have left messages on a Facebook page mourning her loss.