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Georgia / Johnson Death / A Discussion #1054250

CNN Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 30, 2013
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Report introduced.

(Valdosta: Victor Blackman) Breaking news in the case of the death of Georgia high school student Kendrick Johnson with an announcement coming soon about whether there will be a federal criminal investigation into the death featured; scenes shown of protest in Valdosta, of the rolled gym mat in which his body was found, the family's independent autopsy, how the body's organs had been removed, the blood on the gym wall. [Lowndes County sheriff's department Lt. STryde JONES†- backs the finding of accidental death.] [Parent Kenneth JOHNSON - comments on the need for a federal investigation.] [Pathologist Dr. Bill ANDERSON†- says it is a homicide.] [Private investigator Harold COPUS†- says it was foul play.] What is shown in part of the gym video surveillance, the location of the gym mats, the investigation of some students discussed; clips shown.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with Johnson family lawyers Benjamin Crump and Chevene King about the Johnson case.] [From Tallahassee, KING, CRUMP - talk about elements of the case of Johnson's death, getting the case file, what the surveillance video will show, the murder mystery aspects.]

Cooper, Anderson;
Blackman, Victor

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