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Family seeks private autopsy after city says ulcer killed 12-year-old boy

One month after 12-year-old Romy Vilsant died after a bullying incident in which he was reportedly punched in the head, his grieving family is now trying to plan the boy’s funeral. In the midst of making arrangements, his relatives also vowed to seek a second opinion in Romy’s death, after the New York City medical examiner’s report said the fifth-grader died of natural causes related to a peptic ulcer.