8-year-old Hung from a Tree


Source:  NH1/Laura Montenegro

According to NH1, An 8-year-old Claremont boy had to be flown to Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center after being allegedly hung from a tree with a rope by an older teenage boy, this was according to a Facebook post by the boy’s mother, Casandra Merlin.

Merlin posted a photo of her son’s injuries with the caption, “So my son is being flown to Dartmouth after a 14-year-old kid decided to hang him from a tree.  I don’t care if this was a so called accident or not.  My son almost died because of some little sh**teenage kids.”

The Claremont Police Chief Mark Chase would not comment on the specifics of the case, only that they were still investigating an incident that happened last Monday.

Chief Mark Chase also said that because the people involved were juveniles he was prohibited from confirming any facts or talking specifically about the incident.

The police chief did confirm the youngest person involved was 8-years-old and the oldest were teenagers but beyond that, no other specific details were given.


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