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Get help says suicide girl's friend

Published 16/05/2015

Milly Caller is pleading with others to seek help if they fear someone close to them is having trouble
Milly Caller is pleading with others to seek help if they fear someone close to them is having trouble

A woman cleared of helping her best friend to kill herself has said she felt "trapped" and urged others who may find themselves in a similar situation to get help.

Milly Caller 22, supplied Emma Crossman with a gas that she used to kill herself but w as found not guilty on Thursday of encouraging or assisting her friend's suicide.

Miss Caller told The Sun she feared betraying her friend, who had a history of depression, self-harm and tablet overdoses, and believed she could help her through her problems.

Miss Crossman, 21, was found dead in her house in Sleaford, Lincolnshire, in January last year, and had sent a number of text and social media messages to Miss Caller in the days before she died.

Now Miss Caller, who said she never believed her friend would kill herself, is pleading with others to seek help if they fear someone close to them is having trouble.

She told the paper: "Anyone in the same position as me needs to talk to someone. If your friend needs help you can't do it on your own."

Meanwhile Miss Crossman's mother has said she forgives Miss Caller for what happened.

Sharon Parr told the Daily Mirror: "As the trial went on I felt more and more sympathy for Milly and after around four days my opinion of her started to change."

She added: "Milly just wanted her friend to be happy. I forgive Milly because I know how much she loved my daughter."

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