No Criminal Charges Against NJ Wrestling Team Seen In Lynching PhotoNo 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
Report: Prosecutors Probe N.J. Wrestling Team Photo Showing Dummy With RopeThe 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.
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.
State Officials Investigate NJ H.S. Wrestling Team Photo That Depicts LynchingThe 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.