School officials sued in Kendrick Johnson's gym death

Story highlightsThe lawsuit says school officials ignored repeated attacks by a white studentThe black teen was found dead in January 2013 in a rolled-up mat in his high school gymA sheriff's office investigation ruled the death accidentalAn independent pathologist hired by Johnson's parents ruled it a homicideThe family of Kendrick Johnson filed a wrongful death lawsuit against school officials claiming their lack of action led to his death at the hands of another student.

Johnson's body was found in a rolled-up mat in the Lowndes High School gymnasium on Januar