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Accused cyberbully won't get home detention

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POLK COUNTY, FL (WFLA) -

It was a tear-filled afternoon on Monday for a 14-year-old girl accused of bullying after a judge denied a motion to place Guadalupe Shaw on home detention.

"It's still shocking to her. She just wants to go home," her attorney Andrea DeMichael said.

Shaw is charged with felony Aggravated Stalking because deputies say she was one of the bullies who contributed to 12-year-old Rebecca Sedwick's suicide last month. Shaw came into the courtroom in a jumpsuit with her ankles chained.

Judge J. Michael McCarthy expressed that he was "quite concerned" and that he would "feel remiss to place her on home detention."

It's happening at a time when the accused bully's stepmother, Vivian Vosburg, is still behind bars herself. Vosburg has yet to put up a $300,000 bail.

Deputies arrested her on Friday after they say they found a violent Facebook video of her hitting two boys.

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Shaw's attorney, DeMichael, says the 14 year-olds father is now dealing with the fact his wife and daughter are behind bars.

"I mean: His family is falling apart in front of his eyes," DeMichael said. "He's not really sure how to take it and he's worried about his own being."

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