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Mother of U. of Penn student from Allentown area sues university, Amazon over daughter's 2013 suicide

Mother of U. of Penn student from Allentown area sues university, Amazon over daughter's 2013 suicide

The University of Pennsylvania and Amazon.com are being sued by the mother of a student who killed herself in 2013 with cyanide she allegedly purchased through the online retailer. Arya Singh, 20, a Parkland High School graduate and a junior in the School of Nursing, died Feb. 8, 2013, after ingesting soluble cyanide crystals in her dorm room. Singh's life began to unravel after an alleged sexual assault in 2011 by a male student that she reported to authorities, the suit says. No charges were filed against the student, and he remained on campus. In the two years that followed, Singh increasingly failed to show up for classes. On one occasion, she was arrested and hospitalized for...

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