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  1. Lucille Eavenson RogersRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    ... Church. Lucille is survived by three daughters, Judy Allison (Raymond) of Etowah, NC, Barbara Jones (Orville) of Bladenboro, NC and Betty Rogers of Asheville, NC; a son, Jim Rogers (Phyllis) of Waynesville; two sisters, Susie Pressley and Jean ...

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  2. Was Black Teen Lynched in North Carolina?Read the original story

    Yesterday | Drudge Retort

    A forensic pathologist who has reviewed official reports relating to the death of Lennon Lacy, the black teenager who was found hanging from a noose in North Carolina, has questioned procedures followed by local and state authorities and challenged the official determination of suicide. The 17-year-old high school student and football player was found hanging from a swing set in a largely white trailer park in Bladenboro, a small town in the south of the state, on the morning of August 29 hours before a big game.

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  3. Bladenboro PD kicks off Christmas for Kids campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Bladen Journal

    Officers with the Bladenboro Police Department are getting organized for their annual Christmas for Kids event. The department is accepting monetary donations now through Dec. 9 so that officers may use the money to take a child Christmas shopping, said Police Chief Chris Hunt.

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  4. Expert challenges investigation of scene of Lennon Lacy's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | Independent Weekly

    An expert pathologist hired to review local and state authorities' handling of Lennon Lacy's purported suicide in August released a report Thursday, criticizing many of the actions taken by local law enforcement. Dr. Christena Roberts, who was retained by the North Carolina NAACP at the request of Lacy's family , met with the state's Chief Medical Examiner, Dr. Deborah Radisch, who conducted the original autopsy on the Bladenboro teenager's body.

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  5. 2nd medical examiner's report questions evidence given to the state's chief medical examinerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    ... family's request because they questioned the cause of death as suicide. Lacy was found dead at a playground in Bladenboro on August 29. The family asked the NC NAACP to help investigate the 17-year-old's death. The NAACP hired Dr. Christena Roberts ...

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  6. Report raises issues about probe of teen's hanging deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | WRAL.com

    A report released Friday into the case of Lennon Lee Lacy - found this past summer hanging from a noose on a swing set in Bladenboro - says North Carolina's chief medical examiner, Dr. Deborah Radisch, reached her conclusion based partly on information from local law enforcement and the local medical examiner. Investigators never provided Radisch with photos of the swing set, the report says, and, therefore, she was unable to determine if it was possible for the high school junior to hang himself from it.

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  7. NAACP wants feds to probe teenager's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | The Robesonian

    Leaders of the North Carolina NAACP have hired a pathologist to perform an independent medical exam of Lennon Lacy, a Bladenboro 17-year-old who was found hanged in August. The organization also is asking for a federal investigation into his death.

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  8. Bladen County Sheriff's OfficeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Bladen Journal

    ... on Nov. 12. - Christopher Johnson, 22, charged with felony breaking and/or entering at N.C. 211/N.C. 131 in Bladenboro on Nov. 13. - Sharon Parnell McCormick, 53, charged with hit and run/leaving the scene of property damage at 398 Webb Faulk Road ...

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  9. A Lynching in North Carolina?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Daily Kos

    On August 29, the body of 17 year old Lennon Lacy was found hanging from a children's swing set in 'a predominantly white' mobile home park in rural Bladenboro, North Carolina . Lennon Lacy was African American.

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  10. NAACP wants federal investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Bladen Journal

    ... ongoing and that no final determination has been made. Since Lacey's death, the case has been investigated by the Bladenboro Police Department, State Bureau of Investigation and District Attorney's Office. Shortly after preliminary reports began ...

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  11. NAACP requests federal investigation into Lennon Lacy deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    ... open. David says that since Lacy's death was first reported, a comprehensive investigation by the SBI and the Bladenboro Police Department has been well underway. David said he has absolute confidence in both agencies and that his office and ...

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  12. NC NAACP calls for federal investigation into teen's hanging deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | WRAL.com

    Investigators ruled the death of Lennon Lee Lacy - found Aug. 29 on a playground in Bladenboro - a suicide, but Lacy's family and the NAACP are questioning the police investigation, saying detectives rushed to reach a conclusion and did not fully investigate all possible leads. "What has concerned the family and us is the local authorities' seemingly impatient desire for easy answers," state NAACP President Rev.

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  13. Family of Lennon Lacy requests federal investigation into suspicious deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | Independent Weekly

    Together with the North Carolina NAACP, the family of the Bladenboro teenager who was found dead this summer has requested that the U.S. Justice Department join the ongoing SBI investigation into Lennon Lacy's death. The seventeen year-old star high school football player, who was black, was found hanging from a child's swing set in a predominantly white trailer park late on a morning in late August.

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  14. NAACP, family ask for federal review of Bladenboro teen's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    The North Carolina NAACP today asked the US Attorney in Raleigh for a full, federal review of the death of a Bladenboro teen. Lennon Lacy, 17, was found hanging from a swing set in Bladenboro the morning of Aug. 29. Following autopsy results that ruled Lacy died by hanging with no indication of foul play, the teen's family said they still want answers after rumors surrounding details in the case.

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  15. NAACP to hold news conference on Lennon Lacy death investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    The North Carolina NAACP plans to hold a news conference today to discuss new developments in the investigation of a Bladenboro teen's death, according to a release sent by the chapter's president. The news conference comes after 17-year-old Lennon Lacy was found hanging from a swing set in late August.

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  16. BCC hosts special Veteran's Day eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 13 | Bladen Journal

    ... om the Marine Corps in 2011, after spending more than eight years on active duty. He and his wife Tonya reside in Bladenboro and have a daughter in th seventh grade.

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  17. BCC hosts special Veteran's Day eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 13 | Bladen Journal

    ... om the Marine Corps in 2011, after spending more than eight years on active duty. He and his wife Tonya reside in Bladenboro and have a daughter in th seventh grade.

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  18. West Bladen endured lesson-laden seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 12 | Bladen Journal

    ... had to be put to the side." In late August, junior linebacker Lennon Lacey was found hanging from a swing set in Bladenboro early in the morning - an incident that has tentatively been ruled a suicide, but remains under investigation. Then, in ...

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  19. Bladen County Sheriff's OfficeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 12 | Bladen Journal

    ... for drugs. - Zikee Demetrius Thompson, 25, charged with civil contempt for child support at 134 Gowens Road in Bladenboro on Nov. 7. - James Calvin King, 28, charged with felony failure to appear on a felony at 106 Courthouse Drive in Elizabethtown ...

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  20. Scholarships to be awardedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 9 | Bladen Journal

    The Shipman Memorial Scholarship recipients will be named Saturday, Nov. 29, at 5 p.m. in a ceremony at Saint James AME Zion Church in Bladenboro. The scholarships are in honor of the late William Dewey Shipman Sr. and Zenah Mae Clarida Shipman.

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