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Family of GA Teen That Died in a Gym Mat Orders Coroner Inquest


The lawyer for the family of a Valdosta teen found dead inside gym mats, plans to ask a judge to order a coroner inquest.

17-year-old Kendrick Johnson was found dead back in January.

Investigators with the Lowndes County Sheriff's office concluded Johnson’s death to be an accident.

Johnson's family believes his death was murder.

Attorney Benjamin Crump says he believes a coroner's inquest would support the family's belief.


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