US Black teenager found dead by hanging outside Texas school
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A black teenager was found dead by hanging in a tree outside a school in suburban Houston late Tuesday, authorities said.
The Harris County Sheriff’s Office said the teen’s body was discovered in the parking lot of Ehrhardt Elementary School in Spring, Texas.
“Based on security video, witnesses and other evidence, preliminary indications are the male hanged himself,” the sheriff’s office said on social media. “There are currently no signs of foul play.”
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There are currently no signs of foul play. Cause of death is pending autopsy.— HCSOTexas (@HCSOTexas)
The official cause of death is pending an autopsy, officials said.
News of the teen’s tragic death comes after
Robert Fuller, 24, was discovered dead in a tree in Palmdale last week in an incident that sparked demonstrations over the weekend calling for a full investigation.
Officials with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department announced Monday that the investigation will be monitored by the California Attorney General and the FBI.
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The county coroner’s office initially said the death appeared to be a suicide.
The hashtag #JusticeforRobertFuller began trending on Twitter, with some suggesting Fuller’s death may have been a lynching.
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Capt. Kent Wegener said Monday the department’s homicide bureau is undertaking a full probe of Fuller’s death.
“Initially we are going to do forensics on the rope that was involved – physical analysis and tests of serology nature by our crime lab. We’ll also dissect the involved knot structure,” Wegener said.
Black man Malcolm Harsch, 38, was found dead, hanging from a tree May 31 in Victorville, Calif.
San Bernardino County officials have said foul play is not suspected in Harsch’s death but the cause and manner of death are under investigation.
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