The parents of a south Georgia teenager found dead in his school gymnasium are asking federal authorities to investigate after a new autopsy concluded the boy died from a blow to the neck. Kendrick Johnson, 17, was found Jan. 11 upside down inside a rolled up wrestling mat.
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 Wednesday.
Authorities plan an autopsy to try and learn what caused the death of a high school football player in northeast Georgia. Jordan Bracken-Howley, 17, died suddenly Monday morning. Bracken-Howley would have been a senior at Apalachee High School, where he played as an offensive and defensive lineman.
The body of a south Georgia teen has been exhumed after his relatives requested a second autopsy to be done on him. The teen's family believes foul play factored into his death and has ordered an independent autopsy on his body.
The family of a former Glynn County commissioner has requested a forensic pathologist to examine the autopsy after his death was ruled a suicide. Mark Johnson, an attorney for Tom Sublett's family says relatives of 52-year-old Sublett never agreed with the medical examiner's determination that he committed suicide.
Death investigations by coroners would flagged if prescriptions were involved. Any death that may be the result of a medication administered or prescribed would have to be reported to the Georgia Composite Medical Board.