Parents of Teen Accused of Nearly Hanging 8-Year-Old Say It Was an ‘Accident’

In what may be a classic case of CYCA (insert “child’s” into usual abbreviation), the parents of the young teen involved in what many call an attempted lynching in Claremont, N.H., have spoken out, saying that their son is innocent of racially taunting and trying to hang an 8-year-old boy from a tree.

Going on record for the first time, Eric Sullivan, 33, and Rhianna Larkin, 32, spoke to Newsweek and spun a completely different version of the events of Aug. 28 than the account the mother of the biracial child gave when she spoke with The Root. | More…

| The Root

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