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FBI reviewing in-custody death of restrained Kansas teenager


February 4, 2022

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The FBI is reviewing the death of a Black teenager who was restrained for more than 30 minutes at a Kansas juvenile detention center, a county official said Friday.

Sedgwick County Commission Chairman David Dennis said he was told by county Sheriff Jeff Easter that the FBI requested all information regarding the death of 17-year-old Cedric Lofton, The Wichita Eagle reported.

"Sedgwick County provided everything that they asked for and will continue to do that," Dennis said.

Dennis made his comments at a commission meeting that was called after a community task force r...

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