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  1. Lennon Lacy's White Girlfriend Speak Out; Says He Was MurderedRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | WCKX-FM Columbus

    Lennon Lacy was found hanging from a swing set on Aug. 29 in a trailer park in a predominantly White, rural North Carolina town. The White girlfriend of slain 17-year-old Lennon Lacy , who was found in a trailer park, hanging from a swing set, says he was "murdered" and claims that they had been the targets of racial slurs in rural Bladenboro, N.C. , the New York Daily News writes, citing a Daily Mail report .

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  2. Two Bladen County cases have thrust District Attorney Jon David into the national spotlight.Read the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | WECT-TV Wilmington

    David announced the FBI will investigate the death of Bladenboro teenager Lennon Lacy after his family and the NAACP questioned the initial determination. "I've been called by CNN, MSNBC, Katie Couric," said Jon David, whose district also encompasses two larger counties: Brunswick and Columbus.

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  3. Suspicious death merits FBI probeRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The Charlotte Observer

    The FBI has accepted calls from the NAACP and others to investigate the death of Lennon Lacy, a 17-year-old from Bladenboro who was found hanging from a swing set in August. Doubts about the state's ruling of the case as a suicide were already substantial.

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  4. FBI investigates suspicious death of North Carolina teen Lennon LacyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Washington Post

    ... to honor the memory of Lennon Lacy, who was found hanging from a wooden swing set in a mobile home park near his Bladenboro, N.C., home Aug. 29. - Teresa Edwards was driving to Bo's Food Market when she spotted the teenager walking along the dirt ...

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  5. N.C. hanging victim's girlfriend breaks her silenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | New York Daily News

    Michelle Brimhall believes that 17-year-old Lennon Lacy 'was murdered' and claims that they had been the targets to racial slurs in Bladenboro, a rural town with a predominantly white population. Lennon Lacy was found dead on Aug,.

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  6. White girlfriend, 31, of 'lynched' 17-year-old says she believes...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Daily Mail

    ... she was warned not to date a black man in 'Crackertown' Lennon Lacy, 17, was founded hanged from a swing set in Bladenboro, North Carolina and initially believed to have committed suicide Now his white girlfriend, 14 years his senior, has broken her ...

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  7. Family Says North Carolina Teen's Hanging Death Was A LynchingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Switched

    Claudia Lacy wipes away tears during a march to honor the memory of Lennon Lacy and to bring awareness to the case, Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014. Lacy was found hanging from a wooden swing set in a mobile home park near his Bladenboro home in August.

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  8. Mom: My son was lynchedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | CNN

    ... family -- justice. Prove to me what happened to my child," Lacy says. She says she's long lost confidence in the Bladenboro Police Department and the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation. "I look for him and I don't see him. I listen for him ...

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  9. Answers soughtRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | The Robesonian

    The Bladen Journal The Rev. William Barber walks with Claudia Lacy during a march held by the NAACP in Bladenboro on Saturday to bring attention to the death of her 17-year-old son, Lennon Lacy, who was found hanged in August.

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  10. FBI investigates hanging death of black teen thought to be suicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | CBS News

    The FBI and the U.S. Attorney's office in the Eastern District of North Carolina have begun an investigation into the August hanging death of a black 17-year-old boy. Lennon Lacey was found hanging from a swing set in the small town of Bladenboro, North Carolina on August 29. The state's medical examiner ruled his death a suicide, but Lacey's mother is questioning the official account. 3 comments

  11. FBI to Join Investigation of Black Teen's Hanging Death in North CarolinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | People

    Early on Aug. 29, in the small town of Bladenboro, North Carolina, 17-year-old high school football player Lennon Lacy was found hanging from a child's swing set. The state's chief medical examiner ruled the black teen's death a suicide.

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  12. N.C. Teen's Hanging Death Ruled A Suicide; Mother Says It Was A LynchingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | KRON 4

    ... family - justice. Prove to me what happened to my child," Lacy says. She says she's long lost confidence in the Bladenboro Police Department and the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation. "I look for him and I don't see him. I listen for him ...

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  13. Lennon Lacy Investigation: Protestors Say Teen's Death Was a 'Lynching'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | News Max

    The hanging death of 17-year-old Lennon Lacy, ruled a suicide by police, brought protesters to the streets of Bladenboro, North Carolina, Saturday, who marched and accused police of failing to investigate properly. Lacy's mother, Claudia Lacy, was active in the peaceful protests, telling the Los Angeles Times that she wanted a more complete investigation done.

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  14. Crime reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | The Robesonian

    Kristina Bass, of Catfish Farm Road, Bladenboro, reported Friday that someone broke into her car at Golden City Buffet on Kahn Drive in Lumberton, causing $200 in damage, and stole medicine, a purse and two retail price scanners valued at $950, according to a police report. Jillian Hunt, of Pate Street, Lumberton, reported Friday that $2,420 worth of items, including a television, shoes, a gaming system and jewelry, were stolen from her home during a break-in, according to a police report.

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  15. FBI reviews hanging death of black teenagerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Wisconsin Gazette

    ... county coroner also questions. A 911 caller reported spotting the 17-year-old's body Aug. 29 in the small town of Bladenboro, about 100 miles south of Raleigh. His feet were suspended 2 inches off the ground. "When I saw him, I just knew ...

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  16. Protesters question ruling in hanging death of N.C. teenRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | Columbia Daily Herald

    Protesters demand authorities answer their questions about the suicide ruling in the hanging death of a 17-year-old black male. Lennon Lacy was found hanging from a wooden swing set in a mobile home park near his Bladenboro, North Carolina home in August.

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  17. Hundreds march for Lennon LacyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    Hundreds gathered at The First Baptist Church in Bladenboro on Saturday to march for Lennon Lacy, the 17 year old West Bladen High School student who was found dead in August. The NAACP held the march to encourage law enforcement to keep searching for what they call, the truth in the ongoing investigation into the teenagers death.

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  18. North Carolina teen's hanging ruled a suicide, but was it a lynching?Read the original story

    Saturday Dec 13 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... that just didn't add up. Why wasn't this investigation taken seriously? I want answers. The narrow streets of Bladenboro, population 1,700, were jammed Saturday with a few hundred protesters of all races, chanting and hoisting placards. Organized by ...

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  19. Teen's hanging, ruled a suicide, leaves questions unansweredRead the original story

    Saturday Dec 13 | Los Angeles Times

    ... was suicide and his mother pleaded to know, "Was my son lynched?" ( Tribune wire reports ) The narrow streets of Bladenboro, population 1,700, were jammed Saturday with a few hundred protesters of all races, chanting and hoisting placards. Organized ...

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  20. N.C. protesters call for fresh probe in teen's hangingRead the original story

    Saturday Dec 13 | The Baltimore Sun

    ... by local authorities. Lennon Lacy, 17, was found hanging from a swing set by two belts at a mobile home park in Bladenboro, a town of 1,700 people some 150 miles southeast of Charlotte. Local police said there was no sign of foul play, and his death ...

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