STOUGHTON - Police
in Stoughton are investigating a threatening letter that was sent
to a black teenager, with a photo that depicted him as the victim
of a lynching.
A news outlet
reports the letter had a Madison postmark but no return address.
The family told the newspaper it contained a photo showing two men
hanging from a tree, with a mob watching. A picture of the
18-year-old was superimposed onto one of the men.
Police say in a
statement that they took the letter and its contents to the state
crime lab for processing, and the FBI and U.S. Postal Service have
been contacted. Police say "this type of behavior will not be
tolerated" and those responsible will be prosecuted to the
full extent of the law.