Family speaks about the dangers of N-Bomb drug

This picture shows deadly synthetic drugs. (WISH Photo)

GREENWOOD, Ind. (WISH) – A few months after a 16-year-old boy was killed taking a synthetic drug his mother gave a warning on Tuesday night.

The Greenwood community is still mourning the loss of Samuel Motsay, a high school athlete and straight-A student. But Sam’s family isn’t allowing his death to be in vain.

On Tuesday night they stood on a stage at a public forum, teaching whoever would listen, the dangers of 25i-NBOMe or N-Bomb, a synthetic form of LSD.

Motsay’s mom read a letter she wrote to Sam after his death.

“I wish that before you died, I knew what I know now about 25 I or NBome, the drug that killed you but I didn’t know then what I do know now,” said Jeanine Motsay.

Johnson County Sheriff, Doug Cox, also spoke at the forum. He said he wants parents to talk to their kids about N-Bome which is a new drug on the scene in Central Indiana that has left teens nationwide dead or seriously injured. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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