2015-05-01 15:53:28

Criminal Charges Filed, Freddie Gray’s Death Ruled a Homicide

This post originally appeared on RingofFireRadio.com

Maryland State Attorney Marilyn Mosby announced in a press conference this morning that the death of Freddie Gray has been ruled a homicide. Gray died as a result of injuries he received during his transportation by Baltimore City police after he was illegally arrested. The weapon that was also found on Gray after he was detained by police was not illegal, nor was it a switchblade as previous reports had claimed.

The specific charges for the officers involved are:

Officer Caesar R. Goodson, Jr.
-Second degree depraved heart murder
-Manslaughter  (involuntary)
-Assault/second degree
-Manslaughter by vehicle (gross negligence)
-Manslaughter by vehicle (criminal negligence)
-Misconduct in office

Officer William G. Porter
-Manslaughter (involuntary)
-Assault/second degree
-Misconduct in office

Lt. Brian W. Rice
-Manslaughter (involuntary)
-Assault/second degree (2 counts)
-Misconduct in office (2 counts)
-False imprisonment

Officers Edward M. Nero and Garrett E. Miller
-Assault/second degree (2 counts for each officer)
-Misconduct in office (2 counts for each officer)
-False imprisonment

Sgt. Alicia D. White
-Manslaughter (involuntary)
-Assault/second  degree
-Misconduct in office

Following Gray’s death, protests covered the city calling for justice for Freddie. Amid the protests, rioting erupted in parts of Baltimore and officers imposed a curfew to try and restore order.

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