Teen Found Hanging From Persimmon Tree

According to his suicide note, he did not want to be identified.

Persimmon tree / By Robert: commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=7371037

On the night of February 14, 1975, a couple driving through Naomi, Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana, noticed something white shimmering through some trees in the distance. They walked over to the spot and discovered that it was a body, with a bedsheet around their neck, hanging from a persimmon tree.



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