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Darlington teenager's death raises fears about internet safety

A grieving mother has called on parents to warn their children of the dangers of meeting strangers through the internet after her daughter was found dead in a field.

Ashleigh Hall, 17, had said she was going to meet a friend and would be back the following day. When she didn't return her mother called the police. A man Ashleigh is thought to have met online has appeared in court charged with kidnap and manslaughter.

Panorama investigated the threats posed by internet predators in One Click From Capture and One Click From Danger. We spoke to two young people about their lucky escape from a convicted paedophile who approached them through a social networking site. Click here for theTeenage Guide to Internet Predators.


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