Six Baltimore Police Officers Indicted in Death of Freddie Gray
Baltimore State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby announced today that all six officers charged in the police-custody death of Freddie Gray were indicted by a grand jury.
The indictments were very similar to the charges Mosby announced in April.
The Associated Press reported:
Gray suffered a critical spinal injury after police handcuffed, shackled and placed him head-first into a van, Mosby has said. His pleas for medical attention were repeatedly ignored, she said.
Mosby said prosecutors had presented evidence to the grand jury for the past two weeks. Some of the charges were changed based on new information, but she didn't say what that new information was. She also did not take questions.
"As is often the case, during an ongoing investigation, charges can and should be revised based upon the evidence," Mosby said.
In all, three of the officers had additional charges brought against them while three others had one less charge.
Gray was arrested April 12. He died in a hospital a week later and became a symbol of what protesters say was police brutality against blacks.
Officers Edward Nero and Garrett Miller were indicted on second-degree assault, misconduct in office and reckless endangerment.
The officer who drove the transport van, Caesar Goodson, faces manslaughter and second-degree "depraved heart" murder.
Sgt. Alicia White, Lt. Brian Rice and Officer William Porter are each charged with manslaughter, second-degree assault, misconduct in office and reckless endangerment.
Watch the video above.
You Might Also Like...