- Ben Keita's body was found hanging from a high tree branch
- He was found blocks from his Seattle-area home in an area previously searched
- The FBI is reviewing the case with police
(CNN)Very little about Ben Keita's hanging adds up for the teen's family. The rope was tied to a tree branch at least 30 feet high, an autopsy report says, in a densely wooded area just a few blocks from the black Muslim's Seattle-area home.
Missed class for weeks beforehand
A timeline of events surrounding the hanging of 18-year-old Ben Keita in Washington state:
November: Keita stops going to class for three weeks leading up to his disappearance, unbeknownst to his family, police say.
November 25-26: Keita fails to show up for work at a fast-food restaurant, according to police.
November 26: Keita leaves his family home in Lake Stevens in the morning. His family reports him missing later in the day.
January 9: A passerby finds Keita's body hanging from a tree branch in a densely wooded area blocks from his home. A medical examiner's office initially rules the death a suicide by hanging.
January 26: In an autopsy report, the medical examiner's office confirms hanging as the cause of death, but changes the manner from suicide to "undetermined."
February 27: The Washington state chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations asks the FBI's Seattle office to investigate the case.