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Thu Dec 12, 2013, 02:37 PM

Kendrick Johnson family holds rally after filing complaint about missing organs

Atlanta (CNN) -- The parents of Kendrick Johnson, whose death this year created a mystery that has gripped a South Georgia town, held a rally at the state Capitol on Wednesday, a day after filing a complaint with the state about the handling of their son's body.

The "Who Killed K.J." rally had several scheduled speakers, according to a news release from the Johnson family, but the Rev. Al Sharpton and the Rev. Joseph Lowery -- both of whom were slated to address the demonstrators, the family said -- never spoke. That didn't stop more than 100 protesters from assembling at the Capitol before noon.

Johnson was found dead in a rolled-up gym mat at his high school in Valdosta, Georgia, on January 11. The Georgia Bureau of Investigation conducted an autopsy and ruled the death accidental, but his family questioned the ruling and had his body exhumed for a second autopsy.

At the second autopsy, it was discovered that his organs were missing and his body cavity was filled with newspapers, contrary to industry practice.

The family's complaint, filed Tuesday with the Georgia Board of Funeral Service, a division of the secretary of state's office, alleges that Harrington Funeral Home mishandled Johnson's body and specifically accuses director Antonio Harrington of helping obscure the teen's cause of death.

http://www.cnn.com/2013/12/11/us/kendrick-johnson-rally-complaint/

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Response to Blue_Tires (Original post)

Fri Dec 13, 2013, 10:20 AM

1. In this case

I seriously don't understand how an accident can happen with a gym mat. He rolled himself into a gym mat and died accidentally? I'm sure some DU Zimpig supporter will be along toute suite to explain it to us in their 'special way' but in the meantime - can we just all admit this is bizarre and it was certainly no accident?

Because it doesn't make sense.

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Thu Dec 19, 2013, 10:44 PM

2. Little update

http://www.cnn.com/2013/12/19/us/kendrick-johnson-surveillance-hard-drives/

The authorities are getting the hard drives fom school tapes.

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