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Nex Benedict, Oklahoma nonbinary teen, died by suicide, medical examiner rules

Posted on AllSides March 14th, 2024
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Nex Benedict, the 16-year-old Oklahoma student who died one day after a fight in a high school bathroom, died by suicide, the state's medical examiner said on Wednesday. 

The summary report said that Benedict, who identified as nonbinary and used they/them pronouns, died due to the combined toxicity of two different medications. 

"From the beginning of this investigation, Owasso Police observed many indications that this death was the result of suicide," the Owasso Police Department said in a statement after the report was published. "However, investigators did not wish to confirm that...

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