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Apr 12, 2013
I found a photo of a woman holding up a placard asking for greater coverage of a suspected murder. In Valdosta, GA, 17 year-old Kendrick Johnson was found dead in a pile of mats at his high school. The photo I found on Facebook however, tells a different story.
Accompanying text reads, “His name is Kendrick Kj Johnson he was beaten to death at his High School here in Valdosta Ga the police is covering up his story by saying there was no foul play but clearly you can see its a lie. They have yet to give the Johnson/Tooley family any answers. Im only asking for a minute of your time to plz share his story we need all the support we can get. Please support the Kendrick Kj Johnson movement.”
After a quick google search for related news stories, all I found was coverage of his falling into the pile of mats and dying from the subsequent blood flow to his brain after hanging upside down for an extended period of time. Although foul play is suspected, the speculation of these news stories say nothing about him being beaten to death. Plus one of the news outlets that covered the supposedly fake conclusion was FOX News…’nuff said.
Many have experienced opinions about this case’s similarity to Emmett Till’s. What could possibly be the motive behind this?
Does anyone know the truth about this? Additional information is needed to get justice for this young man’s family.