Eric Garner: grand jury declines to indict NYPD officer over chokehold death

 

Lawyer ‘astonished’ as New York police officer will not face charges over death of Eric Garner in chokehold that was caught on camera

More than four months after an unarmed black man died in a chokehold during an arrest by a New York police officer, the criminal case against the officers involved in his death has collapsed with a special grand jury decision not bring charges, according to an attorney for the victim’s family.

The Associated Press quoted Jonathon Moore, who represents Eric Garner’s family, saying he was “astonished by the decision”.

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Eric Garner: grand jury declines to indict NYPD officer over chokehold death
Lauren Gambino
Wed, 03 Dec 2014 22:43:50 GMT

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