Freddie Gray’s Family to Receive $6.4 Million from City of Baltimore
The city of Baltimore has reached a $6.4 million settlement in a lawsuit filed by the family of Freddie Gray, the 25-year-old man black man who died in April after suffering a neck injury while in police custody.
The settlement is expected to be approved Wednesday at a meeting of the city’s Board of Estimates, which oversees city spending, the mayor’s office said.
Last week a judge ruled that the six police officers charged in connection with Gray’s death can be tried separately.
Here They Are! The Six Cops Charged with Death of Freddie Gray
So here they are. The six officers who are now charged in Freddie Gray’s death from injuries he suffered while in police custody.
State’s Attorney Marilyn J. Mosby says the officers repeatedly failed to get Gray medical treatment after his arrest. The police officers’ union has said they are not responsible for Gray’s death.
Here is a look at each of the six officers.
Baltimore Prosecutor Marilyn Mosby Charges Six Cops in Freddie Gray’s Death
We have Baltimore’s top prosecutor Marilyn Mosby announcing today the criminal charges against all six officers involved in the case of Freddie Gray, who suffered a fatal spinal injury in police custody.
It was the stiffest charge of second-degree “depraved heart” murder was filed against driver of the police van. The five other were charged with crimes including manslaughter, assault, false imprisonment and misconduct in office.
“Mr. Gray’s death was a homicide,” State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby declared in a press conference on the courthouse steps.