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Charges In Chat Room Suicide Bring No Solace For Grieving Father

Nadia Kajouji, of Brampton, Ont., was 18 when she jumped into the freezing Rideau River in 2008.

The father of a Brampton teenager who killed herself says he feels little solace after charges were laid against the U.S. man accused of encouraging her suicide over the Internet.

Mohamed Kajouji says nothing can make up for the pain he feels every day of losing his daughter Nadia (pictured) who drowned herself in Ottawa’s Rideau River two years ago.

A former Minnesota nurse is facing charges of encouraging the Carleton student to take her own life.

William Melchert-Dinkel allegedly posed as a woman in Internet chat rooms and feigned compassion for Kajouji who suffered from depression.

Melchert-Dinkel is accused of using the name Cami while urging Kajouji to hang herself in front of a webcam.

He is also charged with encouraging the suicide of a U.K. resident who hanged himself five years ago. He faces a maximum penalty of 15 years in prison and a fine of $30,000.