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3rd Autopsy Finds Evidence of Foul Play in Gym Mat Death

Kendrick Johnson's family is trying to get case re-opened

(Newser) - A third autopsy has been done in the strange case of a teen found dead in a rolled-up gym mat in January 2013, and this one found evidence of foul play. Kendrick Johnson's parents have had two of the three autopsies done, as they continue to insist the 17-year-old'... More »

Parents of Teen Who Died in Gym Mat Ordered to Pay $292K

After Kendrick Johnson's parents dropped their lawsuit, judge orders them to pay up

(Newser) - The parents of a Georgia teenager found dead inside a rolled-up gym mat and their attorney must pay more than $292,000 in legal fees to dozens of people they accused of foul play in a lawsuit that was later dropped, a judge ruled. The body of Kendrick Johnson, 17,... More »

Family of Teen Found Dead in Gym Mat Sues School

Suit focuses on principal, superintendent, and Board of Education

(Newser) - The parents of Kendrick Johnson, who was found dead in a rolled-up exercise mat in the gym of his Georgia high school last year, have filed a second lawsuit against the school. This one accuses the Lowndes High School principal, the county Board of Education, and the local superintendent of... More »

With New Lawsuit, Gym-Mat Death Case Gets Stranger

Kendrick Johnson's parents allege funeral home tried to 'interfere' in investigation

(Newser) - The latest in the mysterious death of a Georgia teen found in a rolled up gym mat last year: The parents of Kendrick Johnson are suing the funeral home that handled their son's body. They're alleging negligence and fraud, and claiming Harrington Funeral Home removed Kendrick's organs... More »

Feds to Review Teen's Mysterious Gym Death

Kendrick Johnson was found rolled up in a gym mat, but death was ruled an accident

(Newser) - Federal investigators will take their own look at the death of Kendrick Johnson , the Georgia teen who was found dead in a rolled-up gym mat. "My goal, and my oath, requires me to follow the facts," US Attorney Michael Moore said today, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution . "... More »

Body of Teen in Gym Mat Filled With Newspaper, Not Organs

Autopsy thickens plot in suspicious death

(Newser) - The plot has again thickened in the mysterious death of Georgia teen Kendrick Johnson: A second autopsy on the 17-year-old's exhumed body has found that before burial almost all of his organs were replaced with newspaper. Kendrick was found dead in a rolled-up wrestling mat at his school in... More »

Family: Teen's Freak Gym-Mat Death No Accident

Kendrick Johnson's body was found in a rolled-up gym mat

(Newser) - The parents of a south Georgia teen found dead inside a rolled-up wrestling mat in a high school gym want federal authorities to reopen a case that had been declared an accident, the family's attorney said yesterday. Sheriff's investigators had decided after months of investigation that 17-year-old Kendrick... More »

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