Teenager Nex Benedict’s Death After School Fight Sparks National Outrage and Mourning Vigils Across US

Owasso, Oklahoma – The death of teenager Nex Benedict following a fight in a school restroom has sparked vigils nationwide and drawn attention to the issue of school violence and bullying. The 16-year-old, who identified as non-binary and used they/them pronouns, passed away a day after the altercation at Owasso High School. Authorities are still investigating the circumstances surrounding Benedict’s death while the exact cause remains undetermined. Video footage from the incident shows police officers …

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