Eight years ago 17 year old Kendrick Johnson of Georgia was found dead rolled up inside a gym mat inside Lowndes High School.  At the time investigators concluded it was a freak accident but Kendrick Johnson’s parents said their son was killed by classmates and law enforcement and school officials covered it up.  Now eight […]

A teenager has been charged in the deaths of two young men as well as the shooting of a third person in what Mayor Sylvester Turner, District Attorney Kim Ogg and Police Chief Art Acevedo called an “ongoing gang war.” Kendrick Johnson, 18, is alleged to be the shooter who killed 18-year-old Delindsey Mack last year near his school, Lamar High School. […]

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During a special simulcast between TV One’s NewsOne Now and ‘The Tom Joyner Morning Show,’ Roland Martin spoke with the parents of Kendrick Johnson about a series of legal fees they are being ordered to pay as they continue to fight to obtain justice for their son. In discussing the Lowndes County court’s decision the Johnson family […]

Roland Martin talks to the parents of Kendrick Johnson, the Valdosta, Georgia teen whose body was found in a mat at his high school. His death has since been ruled accidental. The family is now being sanctioned to pay the legal fees of those they once sued. “It’s another slap in the face. We have to pay […]

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The Justice Department has ruled there will be no charges filed in the 2013 death of Kendrick Johnson, the 17-year-old who was found dead inside a rolled up gym mat at his Valdosta, Georgia high school. Though local and state investigators ruled Johnson’s death a freak accident, his parents, Kenneth and Jackie Johnson, have always believed their son […]

Michael Moore, a U.S. attorney based in Macon, launched an investigation into Johnson's death in October of 2013. After Moore left his position, the case was passed to federal prosecutors in Ohio.

Jacquelyn and Kenneth Johnson took legal action against the state of Georgia after their 17-year-old son was found dead in a rolled-up gym mat at Valdosta's Lowndes High School in January 2013.

The investigation into the mysterious death of a Georgia teen found rolled in a gym mat two years ago received new life when federal marshals seized…


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For iPhone; Roland Martin‘s discusses the latest in the death of Georgia teen, Kendrick Johnson. The family’s attorney Ben Crump, maintains their stance that Johnson…

03/14/14- Roland Martin discusses the latest developments in the Kendrick Johnson case with Attorney Ben Crump. He is currently representing Johnson’s family.