The family of Alfred Wright, a black man found dead in rural East Texas last year, has made his mysterious death a civil rights cause, saying local authorities are hiding the truth.
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With no official news on how Jasper’s Alfred Wright wound up dead in an East Texas field last fall, national media have joined local activists in airing their own theories.
Autopsy results say Alfred Wright died of an accidental drug overdose, but activists are planning a “Justice for Alfred” rally, airing their concerns that Wright was another victim of violent racial tension in East Texas.
At a press conference this morning in Beaumont, the family of Alfred Wright—who was found dead last month after disappearing off a rural East Texas highway—criticized the official investigation into his death.