16-Year-Old Malaysian Girl Kills Herself After an Instagram Poll Deciding her Life and Death

Updated On 16 May, 2019 Published On

Malaysian Police reported that a 16-year-old Malaysian girl, Davia Emilia killed herself after 69% of Instagram users favored "death" in her Instagram poll.

The deceased girl jumped off the roof of a building after a maximum of the users in the social media platform picked death in the Instagram poll created by the 16-year-old.


CAPTION: 16-year-old Malaysian girl, Davie Emilia who killed herself after an Instagram poll SOURCE: newsbeezer


Police officials of Malaysia have started an investigation to look behind the death of the girl to find clues for the reason she took her life.

The anonymous girl posted the question to her users on Monday, 13th May 2019 asking,

Really important, help me choose: D/L.

A few moments later, the girl jumped off the roof of a building, located in Sarawak, East Malaysia.

According to Aidil Bolhassan, District Chief Police 69% of the social media users had chosen D, meaning DEATH.


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Later after 24 hours, the poll showed that 88% of her Instagram followers had voted L meaning LIFE for the departed.

Mr. Bolhassan informed that the polls may have varied within 24 hours keeping in mind the fate of the 16-year-old teenager.

Davia Emilia is also known to have a history of battling with depression.

It has come to notice that the girl was suffering from mental illness and fighting depression for a long time.

Davia Emilia's death has triggered high-profile reaction across Malaysia with politicians saying it should not be treated as an isolated case.

The recent tragedy has fired a huge controversy among Malaysian politicians who have appealed this case to be looked upon as a delicate case.

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