Some of Baltimore police were charged for Freddie Gray’s death

Some of Baltimore police were charged for Freddie Gray’s death

On Friday the city’s chief prosecutor said that six Baltimore police officers are to be charged. They are going to be blamed for a second degree murder and manslaughter.

A black man who was arrested by Baltimore police died because of injuries which he got while riding in a moving police car.

On Friday the city’s chief prosecutor said that six Baltimore police officers are to be charged. They are going to be blamed for a second degree murder and manslaughter.

Gray died after his April 12 arrest. According to Marilyn Mosby, the state’s attorney for Baltimore City, he suffered a fatal neck and head injury as he was handcuffed in the van. She also said that police officers did not give the arrestee appropriate medical help even though they were asked to do it at least twice. Marilyn mentioned that warrants had been issued for the arrest of the officers charged in the case. The policemen are also going to be accused of assault, misconduct and false imprisonment.

After examining Gray’s body, the Maryland chief medical examiner said that his injuries were caused because he was riding without any seat belts.

During the news conference Mosby said the crowd that Gray was not breathing when he was taken out of the van. When she finished her speech the crowd gave her round of applause.

Gray died a week after he was arrested on April 19. This became the latest example in national protest over the attitude towards African-Americans and other minority groups by U.S. police forces.

After numerous riots over Baltimore on Monday, the protest spread to many big cities all over the country.

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