William F. Melchert-Dinkel, a 47-year-old husband from Minnesota, allegedly posed as a woman in internet chatrooms to “encourage” depressed and suicidal women to take their lives in false suicide pacts. He is now charged with two counts of aiding suicide. Melchert-Dinkel’s attorney tells CNN that his client has no plans to plead guilty.
In this clip, Celia Blay, the woman who helped uncover this suicide scam, explains how she and another friend gathered enough evidence to prove that Melchert-Dinkel was urging some people to kill themselves.
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