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Prosecutors: No Charges In Death Of Nex Benedict

NPR reports: Prosecutors in Oklahoma say they will not pursue charges in the death of Nex Benedict. Bullying someone to attempt or complete suicide is a felony in Oklahoma, reported member station KOSU. But Tulsa County District Attorney Steve Kunzweiler says the fight was not one-sided and there’s not enough evidence to press charges. “Based upon the investigation of the …

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Biden Is “Heartbroken” Over Death Of Nex Benedict: “Nobody Should Face The Cruel Bullying That Nex Did”

Via press release from the White House: Jill and I are heartbroken by the recent loss of Nex Benedict. Every young person deserves to have the fundamental right and freedom to be who they are, and feel safe and supported at school and in their communities. Nex Benedict, a kid who just wanted to be accepted, should still be here …

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Nonbinary Teen Nex Benedict’s Death Ruled A Suicide

ABC News reports: Oklahoma 16-year-old Nex Benedict died by suicide, according to an autopsy report released Wednesday by the state’s Office of the Chief Medical Examiner. Benedict, a member of the 2SLGBTQ community, died one day after getting into a physical fight with several other students at Owasso High School. Benedict was nonbinary and went by they/them pronouns, according to …

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