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Parents, students criticize Laramie County School District #2 over blackmail case

CHEYENNE — Parents who say their daughters were victims in a blackmail case involving a Burns High School student say the school district has been slow to respond to the incident, keeping the student in classes and in extracurricular activities with some of the alleged victims for months.

Two parents of two underage students spoke to the Wyoming Tribune Eagle and asked that their names not be used.

These parents and an attorney connected to the case said an investigation by the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation revealed the student had altered photos of female classmates to make them...