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NAACP Legal Defense Fund Statement on the Acquittal of Lt. Brian Rice for His Role in the In-Custody Death of Freddie Gray


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NAACP Legal Defense Fund Statement on the Acquittal of Lt. Brian Rice for His Role in the In-Custody Death of Freddie Gray

NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. (LDF)

NEW YORK, NY - Today, Circuit Court Judge Barry Williams acquitted Baltimore police lieutenant Brian Rice of all charges for his role in the in-custody death of Freddie Gray. Prosecutors charged Lieutenant Rice with involuntary manslaughter, reckless endangerment, assault, and misconduct in office. Judge Williams dismissed the assault charge during the trial.

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