Mean Teen


A teenager's body was found on a raft floating in her family's pool.

Teen in a pool


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Megan Plummer interview

The detectives also spoke with Alyx's other close friend about the friends' relationships.

Megan Plummer bio

After struggling to make friends, Megan was thrilled when the popular girls accepted her.

Katie Henderson interview

The detectives asked Katie to describe Alyx's state of mind before her death.

Katie Henderson bio

Katie preferred hanging out with her best friend to studying and looking after her little brother.

Byrns consent search

Paul Byrns gave the detectives permission to collect some evidence from his residence.

Stephen Lamoire interview

The detectives asked Alyx's boyfriend to come in for a conversation.

About the current investigationWhen notorious practical joker Alyx Byrns was seen floating lifelessly in the family pool, the household staff initially assumed it was another one of the 17-year-old's pranks.

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The Mean Teen investigation began on Monday, August 1, 2022, and will run for about four weeks.


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