2 people charged in connection to Texas City teen's 2016 suicide

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Two arrested in connection with the suicide of a Texas City teen.

Two people have been arrested in connection with the suicide of a Texas City teenage girl back in November 2016.

Brandy Vela, 18, tragically committed suicide after enduring several months of relentless cyberbullying, stalking, and harassment, according to police.

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Texas City police arrested Vela's ex-boyfriend and his current girlfriend Thursday.

Police say 21-year-old Andres Arturo Villagomez and 22-year-old Karinthya Sanchez Romero, both of Galveston, were behind the harassment.

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Villagomez has been charged with unlawful disclosure or promotion of intimate visual material and is being held on a $2,500 bond.

Romero has been charged with stalking and online impersonation with a total bond of $20,000.

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