The father of a 15-year-old Massachusetts girl who committed suicide after what prosecutors said was relentless bullying by classmates says he might be willing to forgive the teens charged if they publicly apologize.

Jeremy Prince, in an interview with the online publication, said he would be willing to ask a judge for leniency if his daughter’s alleged tormentors expressed their remorse in open court.

Phoebe Prince, a freshman at South Hadley High School, hanged herself in January. Six former students face charges in connection with the case and all have entered not guilty pleas.

Jeremy Prince said that while it’s up to the district attorney to determine prosecution, it would be wrong for the prosec