Facebook 'Unfriending' Leads to Murder, Police Say

Facebook 'Unfriending' Leads to Murder, Police Say

February 9, 2012 Updated Feb 9, 2012 at 5:58 PM EDT

According to the Johnson City (Tenn.) Press, a pair of Tennessee men have been charged with murdering a couple in late January, and police say a Facebook dispute is at the root of the killings.

According to the Johnson City Press story, police allege that one of the murder suspects -- a 60-year-old man -- became upset after the victims "unfriended" his adult daughter on the social networking website Facebook.

Authorities said the victims had complained to police that the 60-year-old man's daughter had been harassing them after they unfriended her on Facebook, according to the Johnson City Press report.

Read the Johnson City Press story HERE.

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