Investigation Launched After Black Tennessee Teenager Found Hanged in Tree; Police Say No Signs of Foul Play

Authorities in Tennessee have launched an investigation after a Black teenager was found hanged in a tree on Friday, sparking outrage and demands for a thorough probe into his death.

The 17-year-old, identified as Isaiah Cameron, was discovered unresponsive in a tree in Dickson, Tennessee, on Friday afternoon, according to the Dickson Police Department.

Police said in a statement that there were no obvious signs of foul play and that the incident appeared to be a suicide. However, Cameron’s family and community members have expressed skepticism over the initial findings and called for a full investigation.

Cameron’s death has sent shockwaves through the community and has reignited concerns about racial injustice and the treatment of Black people in the United States. Activists and community leaders have gathered for protests and vigils, demanding transparency and accountability in the investigation.

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI) has taken over the case and is conducting an independent investigation. The TBI said in a statement that it is .

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