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False reports swirl after girl's death

(CNN)At just 17-years-old, Dutch teenager Noa Pothoven had already written an award-winning memoir detailing her struggle with post-traumatic stress disorder, depression and anorexia in the wake of sexual assault and rape.In her autobiography, Pothoven wrote that she had nothing left to live for.At 16, she approached the Levenseinde, or "end-of-life," clinic in The Hague to inquire about euthanasia, but, according to an interview last year with local newspaper the Gelderlander, her request was rejected.Last week, after years of battling mental illness, Pothoven announced on Instagram that she had begun refusing all food and liquids."After years of fighting, the fighting has finished. I have now stopped eating and drinking for a while, and ...