Six Baltimore Officers Indicted In Freddie Gray’s Death

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After finding new information in the investigation of Freddie Gray’s death, the Baltimore Grand Jury slightly modified the charges against the 6 officers involved in the death. Freddie Gray. Gray passed away last month after allegedly suffering a lethal spinal injury while in police custody. Baltimore City State’s attorney Marilyn Mosby announced that officers, Caesar Goodson Jr., William Porter, Lt. Brian Rice, Edward Nero, Garrett Miller and Sgt. Alicia White were all indicted.

  • Goodson Jr., the police’s van’s driver, was charged with second degree depraved heart murder, involuntary manslaughter, second degree assault, manslaughter by vehicle, gross negligence, manslaughter by vehicle, criminal negligence, reckless endangerment misconduct in office for failure to perform a duty regarding safety of a prisoner, and reckless endangerment .
  • Porter, who rode in the van with Gray and other officers, was indicted for involuntary manslaughter, second degree assault, misconduct in office for failure to perform a duty regarding safety of a prisoner, and reckless endangerment.
  • Lt. Rice, who initiated a chase with Gray, was charged with involuntary manslaughter, second degree negligent assault, two counts of misconduct in office, and reckless endangerment.
  • Nero, one of two officers who helped Rice in the chase and arrest of Gray, was charged with second degree intentional assault, two counts of misconduct in office, and reckless endangerment.
  • Miller, the second of the two officers, was charged with second degree intentional assault, two counts of misconduct in office and reckless endangerment.
  • Sgt. Alicia White, who looked in on Gray during one of the van’s stops, was charged with involuntary manslaughter, second degree negligent assault, misconduct in office for failure to perform a duty regarding safety of a prisoner, reckless endangerment.

Multiple charges were either added on to the current charges, or dropped. Mosby states that the officers are scheduled to be arraigned on July 2.

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