BLADENBORO, N.C. (AP) — A prosecutor says the FBI is looking into the hanging death of a 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 August. The state medical examiner ruled it a suicide, based on reports from law enforcement and a county coroner. That coroner says he now questions if it was a suicide because of so many unanswered questions.
Bladen County District Attorney Jon David confirmed to The Associated Press on Friday that an FBI agent has been assigned the case.
The state chapter of the NAACP is organizing a march Saturday in Bladenboro.
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