New Netflix documentary features Maryville, Missouri rape case

MARYVILLE, Mo. - Netflix is gearing up to release its newest documentary featuring a Missouri rape case that made national headlines.

It’s called, “Audrie & Daisy.”

Daisy Coleman from Maryville, Missouri was raped by a football player and bullied online.

It happened on January 8, 2012 when Daisy, then 14 years old, and a 13-year-old friend were at a party that included two older teenage boys.

41 Action News covered the Daisy Coleman case and you can read the timeline of events here.

The film shows the fallout from the case and the protests demanding justice for Daisy.

It also tells the story of a California girl who went through the same thing and committed suicide.

The documentary hits Netflix on Friday, September 23.

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