NIZHNY NOVGOROD, February 13 (RIA Novosti) - Charges
of driving another person to suicide have been dropped against
a teenage girl whose boyfriend leapt from a building to his
death in Russia's Urals republic of Udmurtia, investigators
According to investigators, the young couple was often
seen together on the roof of a 7-storey building under
construction in the republic's capital of Izhevsk. In January,
during what turned out to be their last meeting, the girl, 17,
tripped and fell from the roof. She survived the fall, but was
badly injured and lost consciousness.
After the girl regained consciousness, she heard her
boyfriend, 18, talking with a friend on his cell phone. He said
that he did not want to live without the girl, and jumped. The
girl was unable to shout to her boyfriend that she was alive.
The young man died later of his injuries in hospital.
The initial charge of driving another person to suicide
was dropped after an investigation.