Lennon Lacy

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FBI Looks Into Black Teen's Hanging Death

Lennon Lacy, 17, was found hanging in North Carolina trailer park

(Newser) - A prosecutor says the FBI is looking into the hanging death of a black North Carolina teen after his family questioned the official ruling that he killed himself. Seventeen-year-old Lennon Lacy was found hanging by a dog leash and a belt from a swing set in a trailer park in... More »

Autopsy of Hanged Teen Offers Few Answers

Lennon Lacy's family insists he didn't kill himself

(Newser) - Lennon Lacy's autopsy report is out, but it does little to quell the sinister mystery surrounding the North Carolina teen's death. Lennon, 17, died from suffocation as a result of hanging, it says, adding that the dark abrasion circling his neck and the buckle mark under his ear... More »

Sinister Details Surround Teen's Hanging Death

Did Lennon Lacy commit suicide—or is it possible he was lynched?

(Newser) - Lennon Lacy had plans. From a young age, he was determined to become a pro football player, and Aug. 29 was the day of West Bladen High School's season-opening game—a day he'd been looking forward to all summer. But that morning, the high school junior was found... More »

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