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Georgia teen’s autopsy reveals organs were removed: He was stuffed with newspaper

Kendrick Johnson twit picsOn January 11, 2013, Kendrick Johnson, 17, was found dead rolled up in a wrestling mat at his high school in Valdosta, Ga. An athlete, Johnson was found dead in an upright athletic mat behind the bleachers in the school’s gym on January 11, 2013.

The first autopsy performed by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) on the teen revealed he died from “positional asphyxia” and his death was ruled an accident. A second autopsy was performed by a private pathologist, Dr. Bill Anderson, at the request of his parents, Kenneth and Jacquelyn Johnson, who believe their beloved son was murdered revealed something more horrible. His organs – brains, heart and lungs – were missing and replaced with balls of crumpled newspaper.

Georgia teen found dead in a wrestling mat (graphic photos)


  1. Morgan on October 11, 2013 at 10:54 am

    Wow wow wow!!!! This is horrible!!! I hope they catch the sick people that did this to him!

  2. Nuba on October 11, 2013 at 11:18 am

    Some things NEVER change. And the Police just waived this off like nothing was wrong. But when we complain about this….”Oh, black people are just playing the RACE CARD”!

  3. Chana Williams on October 11, 2013 at 12:18 pm

    This story just keeps getting worse and worse..

  4. Tamara B on October 11, 2013 at 2:09 pm

    Sounds like the person that did the first autopsy did a half assed job. He or she needs to be replaced.

  5. patti31556 on October 11, 2013 at 4:38 pm

    could have been written better, made it sound like he died from organ harvesting not that this is about the illegal and disrespectful way the autopsy was finished.

  6. TJenkins on October 19, 2013 at 8:34 am

    Well maybe his organs were removed during the first autopsy.

    • T. Evans on October 20, 2013 at 9:54 am

      I’m almost certain that the organs were removed during the first autopsy… The black market for human organs (needed for transplants…and, unfortunately, more nefarious reasons) is very much in a constant state of high demand…

      And what many may not know, particularly so for fresh, young, melanin-rich organs and tissue from people of color…

      I wonder if there were any other anomalies found during the 2nd autopsy that haven’t made into the public media… I’d expect some glands and other tissue to be missing also… It would fit past profiles of this organ-theft nature.

      This is one reason I NEVER say yes to the organ donation option during the driver’s license/ID card renewal..

      If I were Kendrick Johnson’s parent I’d tell the authorizes to check into the pathologist who did the 1st autopsy — for possible criminal organ theft — because somethin’ damn sho’ ain’t right here..

      • T. Evans on October 20, 2013 at 10:07 am

        Sorry for the misspelled words…but my cell phone sucks.

  7. Nana on October 19, 2013 at 11:24 pm

    Devil worshippers did it