There is no liability on your part for breaking up with someone who then later commits suicide. Their independent actions are an intervening superseding cause of their own death which terminate any liability that you would arguably have had.
Bear in mind this is a general answer to a hypothetical, two-line posting that began with an "If". There are so many other potential facts and circumstances that could change the scenario and the potential civil and criminal analysis.
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It would be VERY unusual; and there would have to be evidence of malicious actions on your part, I would think. If any changes are ever brought, be sure to have a criminal defense lawyer to represent you at all times.
Usually we are each responsible for our own actions. There are some laws against "cyberbullying." If you feel like someone may accuse you of cyberbullying you should talk to a local criminal defense attorney.
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As a general rule the answer is no. However, if there was a malicious intent there are laws against cyberbullying.
I do not see any possible criminal charges based on what you have said.
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