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BILLINGS, Mont. — A man in prison for raping a girl starting when she was 12 is now accused of trying to persuade her to kill herself while he watched on a webcam, according to the Billings Gazette.

Michael John Morlan, 21, of Roundup, Mont., was charged with aiding or soliciting suicide, intimidation and tampering with witnesses and informants.

Morlan was out on bail on the rape charges when he spoke with the then-15-year-old girl via Skype last September and told her to commit suicide while he watched to make sure she was doing it right. He encouraged the girl cut her wrists and take prescription medication.

The teen said Morlan repeatedly told her to commit suicide. When she started cutting her wrists he instructed her to cut deeper. He also told her to take a handful of antidepressants.

When she took the pills she panicked, ended the Skype call and went to her parents for help, prosecutors said.

Morlan was charged with two felony counts of sexual intercourse without consent in the fall of 2012. Prosecutors alleged he had a sexual relationship with the girl from April 2011 through July 2012.

Morlan is scheduled to be arraigned Monday on the new charges.