Parents suing school system after son's body found inside mat - Fox29 WFLX TV, West Palm Beach, Florida-

Parents suing school system after son's body found inside gym mat

Posted:

VALDOSTA, GA (WFLX) - The parents of a south Georgia teenager found dead inside a rolled-up gym mat at school have filed a wrongful death lawsuit against school administrators.  

The parents of 17-year-old Kendrick Johnson blame the school board for allowing Johnson to die "at the hands of one or more students" while at his high school during school hours. Classmates found Johnson's body inside a rolled-up mat last year.

Sheriff's investigators concluded Johnson died in a freak accident -- having fallen into the mat and got stuck upside down.

Copyright 2014 WFLX. All Rights Reserved.

Powered by WorldNow

1100 Banyan Blvd.
West Palm Beach, FL 33401

FCC Public File
publicfile@wflx.com
561-845-2929
EEO Report
Closed Captioning

All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Worldnow and WFLX. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.