Charges Dropped Against Accused Florida Bullies

Young girls accused of bullying a classmate to suicide were cleared of aggravated stalking charges.
3:00 | 11/21/13

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We have the latest on that bullying tragedy that made national headlines. Rebecca sedwick committed suicide back in september, after being cyber bullied by two classmates. The girls were arrested on stalking charges. Now, the state of florida has dropped the charges. And abc's matt gutman has the story. Reporter: Sheriff grady judd brandished the teens' pictures like wanted posters. The reason we rushed to arrest, is because of this post. Yes, I bullied rebecca. And she killed herself. But I don't give a -- and you can add the last word yourself. Reporter: Those charges were dropped yesterday. The 13-year-old and 14-year-old girls charged with aggravated stalking, in connection with 12-year-old rebecca sedwick's september suicide, now cleared. The state attorney wouldn't comment on the case. But the firebrand sheriff still proclaimed it a victory on wednesday because the alleged bullies are now in psychological treatment. If we had not made an arrest, if we had not brought this to the court system, would these children be receiving services today? And the answer is no. Reporter: Now, a duel developing between him and one of the girls' attorneys, who hinted the real bully here is the sheriff. I think it's an intentional, emotional infliction. When she turns 20 years old, will still have her mug shot on the internet. Reporter: And jose baez, taking another shot at the sheriff. He's going to need a good lawyer. Reporter: For "good morning america," matt gutman, abc news, miami. The sheriff is not going to back down. Remember when he joined us live. Very passionate about this. We'll see how it plays out.

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