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Highest Ranking Officer Charged in Freddie Gray Case Aquitted
By Sentinel Staff Report
Published July 18, 2016
Freddie Gray being taken away by police officers on the day of his controversial death.

Freddie Gray being taken away by police officers on the day of his controversial death.


Monday, Baltimore police officer, Lt. Brian Rice, was acquitted of all charges in the death of Freddie Gray. Gray, was a Black man who died after being injured in a police transport van in 2015.

Rice was acquitted after a bench trial by Baltimore Circuit Court Judge Barry Williams. He is the fourth of  six officers charged to go on trial for the death. The earlier trials of Officer Edward Nero, Officer Garrett Miller and Officer William Porter resulted in two acquittals and a mistrial. 

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