Death of non-binary teen Nex Benedict ruled a suicide, medical examiner says

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Warning: This story contains discussion of suicide and details of physical violence against 2SLGBTQ+ and gender diverse people. 

The death of a non-binary student the day after a fight inside an Oklahoma high school restroom has been ruled a suicide, the state medical examiner’s office said Wednesday.

A summary autopsy report was released more than a month after the death of 16-year-old Nex Benedict, a student at Owasso High School.

Family members said Benedict had been bullied at school and the teenager’s death in February drew concern from 2SLGBTQ+ rights groups who question whether school officials may have overlooked abuse, as well as attention from

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