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Body of Teen in Gym Mat Filled With Newspaper, Not Organs

 
Body of Teen in Gym Mat Filled With Newspaper, Not Organs
Posted October 10th, 2013 @ 9:35am by Kevin Spak, Newser Staff

(NEWSER– The plot has again thickened in the mysterious death of Georgia teen Kendrick Johnson: A second autopsy on the 17-year-old's exhumed body has found that before burial almost all of his organs were replaced with newspaper. Kendrick was found dead in a rolled-up wrestling mat at his school in January, in what was originally ruled an accidental asphyxiation. But his parents were suspicious and had him exhumed and examined by a private doctor. That doctor found evidence of "non-accidental" trauma, and now reveals that every organ from Kendrick's pelvis to skull—including his brain, lungs, heart, and liver—is missing, CNN reports.

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