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Colorado police officers, paramedics charged in 2019 death of unarmed Black man

reuters.com · 09/01/2021 12:30
Colorado police officers, paramedics charged in 2019 death of unarmed Black man

- Three Colorado police officers and two paramedics have been criminally charged in the death of Elijah McClain, an unarmed Black man who died in 2019 after he was subdued and injected with a sedative, the state attorney general said on Wednesday.

A state grand jury handed up a 32-count indictment, including manslaughter and assault charges.


(Reporting By Keith Coffman in Denver; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)

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