Mass. bullying defendants seek victim's medical records

By: AP
By: AP

HADLEY, Mass. -- Lawyers for two teenagers accused of bullying a Massachusetts high school freshman before she killed herself have asked a judge to let them see the girl's medical records in an effort to show that she was suicidal long before she took her own life.

Six former South Hadley students are charged in connection with 15-year-old Phoebe Prince's death in January. All have pleaded not guilty.

The Republican of Springfield reports that lawyers for defendants Flannery Mullins and Sharon Velazquez filed the motion on Monday.

The motion says Prince's medical and counseling records show "repeated patterns of cutting, negative attention seeking behavior, medication, drug use and prior suicide attempts."

Prosecutors had no comment.

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