Nex Benedict

An Oklahoma district attorney says he doesn't plan to file any charges in the case of the 16-year-old Owasso teenager whose death following a fight in a high school bathroom was ruled a suicide.
In a statement, the president drew attention to the growing suicide crisis among trans and nonbinary youth.
Benedict died a day after they were assaulted in a school bathroom. Reports of their case fueled outrage among LGBTQ groups and advocates.
The 16-year-old transgender student died last month after being beaten at an Oklahoma high school, raising concerns about the safety of LGBTQ+ students.
More than 300 organizations claim Ryan Walters is “responsible for fostering a culture of violence and hate against the 2SLGBTQI+ community in Oklahoma schools.”
Dozens of students at Owasso High said that they believe the school has not responded adequately to the 16-year-old's death and that a culture of bullying persists.
Vigils took place across the nation for Oklahoma teenager Nex Benedict, who died the day after a fight in a high school bathroom.
From a hospital bed, Nex Benedict told an officer they blacked out as the girls beat them.
Oklahoma police claim that 16-year-old Nex Benedict's death was not a result of trauma sustained in the attack.