Daisy Coleman, one of the teenagers - who featured in Netflix documentary Audrie & Daisy - has died by suicide, her mother has announced.

According to TMZ, Melinda Coleman said her daughter took her own life on Tuesday night.  Her body was discovered after Melinda asked police to do a welfare check.

Melinda said: "She was my best friend and amazing daughter. I think she had to make make it seem like I could live without her. I can’t. I wish I could have taken the pain from her!"

In 2016 Daisy took part in Netflix documentary Audrie & Daisy where she discussed her experience of being raped at a high school party.

Charlie Coleman and Daisy Coleman speak at the World Childhood Foundation 20th Anniversary Thank You Gala in New York in 2019

Daisy was 14-years-old in January 2012 when she was sexually assaulted at a house party in Missouri, after being plied with alcohol, though nobody was ever convicted.

Audrie & Daisy focused on how Daisy and her family dealt with the trauma of the assault and the rejection they felt by their community aftewards.

Daisy spoke of being taunted and harassed both at school and online.

Her heartbroken mother Melissa said she 'never recovered' from what happened.

"She never recovered from what those boys did to her and it’s just not fair. My baby girl is gone," she said.

The family endured another tragedy last year when Daisy's younger brother died in a car accident.

The Coleman's had originally moved to Missouri after their father died in a car accident.

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