The FBI is stepping in to investigate the peculiar death of a black North Carolina teen, who was found hanging from a swing set by a dog leash and a belt in a trailer park in August, the Associated Press reports.
Lennon Lacy’s family has questioned the state medical examiner’s ruling that the 17-year-old’s death was by suicide, AP notes. The NAACP has also joined them in the search for answers surrounding the teenager’s death. The coroner whose report was the partial basis of the medical examiner’s ruling has now said that he questions the suicide because of the questions that remain unanswered in Lennon’s death.
According to AP, Bladen County District Attorney Jon David confirmed that the FBI was looking into the case.
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