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Phillipsburg High School wrestling team posing with a black dummy in noose. Credit: (LehighValleyLive.com)

No Criminal Charges Against NJ Wrestling Team Seen In Lynching Photo

No criminal charges will be filed against members of the Phillipsburg, N.J. High School wrestling team who were seen in a photo simulating a lynching, the Warren County Prosecutor’s Office said Thursday

04/17/2014

Phillipsburg High School wrestling team posing with a black dummy in noose. Credit: (LehighValleyLive.com)

Report: Prosecutors Probe N.J. Wrestling Team Photo Showing Dummy With Rope

The Warren County Prosecutor’s office and local police have launched an investigation to determine whether any criminality was involved with a photo that showed a wrestling dummy with a rope around its neck, according to a published report.

02/21/2014

Phillipsburg High School wrestling team posing with a black dummy in noose. Credit: (LehighValleyLive.com)

Attorney: Phillipsburg High Wrestlers’ ‘Lynching’ Photo Was ‘Spontaneous,’ Meant ‘Innocently’

The picture showed seven boys in Phillipsburg wrestling attire surrounding a black wrestling dummy wearing a rival Paulsboro High School T-shirt and hanging from a noose. Two of the boys have the hoods on their sweatshirts fixed into points.

02/20/2014

Phillipsburg High School wrestling team posing with a black dummy in noose. Credit: (LehighValleyLive.com)

State Officials Investigate NJ H.S. Wrestling Team Photo That Depicts Lynching

The state Division on Civil Rights was asked to look into a photo that shows members of a high school wrestling team apparently depicting a lynching.

02/19/2014