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Kendrick Johnson's family to hold memorial Saturday in Valdosta

1:08 PM, Jan 10, 2014   |    comments
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VALDOSTA, Ga. --  Members of Kendrick Johnson's family along with the Valdosta community will recognize the one-year anniversary of Johnson's death with a memorial event that will be held Saturday in Valdosta.

The program will begin at 12 p.m. and will include a celebration of Johnson's life.

The event will take place at the John W. Saunders Memorial Park, 1151 River Street, Valdosta, 31601.

The 17-year-old was found dead January 11, 2013 in the Lowndes High gymnasium inside a wrestling mat.

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Investigators ruled the teen went into the hole of the mat to retrieve shoes. His body was found a day later.  

Since Johnson's death there have been more questions surrounding his death.

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