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Louisiana NAACP Releases Statement on the Investigation of Quawan “Bobby” Charles’s Death

Louisiana State President and Regional Vice President, together with Iberia Parish and St. Mary Parish Presidents, Seek Actions in the Unsolved Death of 15-Year Old Charles.

Posted: Nov 13, 2020 3:23 PM

BATON ROUGE, La-- The Louisiana NAACP extends its condolences to the family and friends of 15-year old Quawan “Bobby” Charles. We demand accountability and transparency with regards to the processes and procedures followed by law enforcement officials in the unusual circumstances surrounding in his death. We ask the Louisiana State Police, the Department of Justice and the Federal Bureau of Investigation to work with local law enforcement officials as we seek to find answers.

Our hearts go out to the grieving family who lost their young son too soon, and we will continue to provide our resources and support.

Signed,

Michael McClanahan
LA State Conference President

Marja Broussard
State Vice President, District D

Reginald Weary
St. Mary Parish NAACP President

Gerri Brown
Iberia Parish NAACP President

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