The mother of Lennon Lacy, the North Carolina high school football player found hanging from a Bladenboro swing set in August, is speaking out and calling her son’s death a “lynching.” Investigators ruled Lacy’s death a suicide, but Claudia Lacy says local and state investigators have yet to prove or explain their theory that the 17-year-old […]

The FBI has announced an official investigation into the death of 17-year-old Lennon Lacy, who was found hanging from a swing set in Bladenboro, North Carolina in August. A federal agent was assigned to the case today (December 12) after Lacy’s family formally requested the order with the North Carolina branch of the NAACP. In a special op-ed […]

The woman who found North Carolina teenager Lennon Lacy hanging from a swing set in a mobile home community tried to cut the him down in an attempt to save his life, a 911 call reveals. The Aug. 29 call also details the moment Lacy was found by the woman, who became physically ill upon seeing his body. […]

On Aug. 29, a 17-year-old high school football player was found hanging from a wooden swing set, just hours before he was set to take on the West Columbus Vikings on his school’s football field. It was a game the Bladenboro, N.C. teenager had spent hours training for in the gym, at home, and in the school […]