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Fri Sep 15, 2017, 04:34 PM

Latest: St. Louis lawmaker joins protesters

Source: Associated Press

Updated 3:25 pm, Friday, September 15, 2017

ST. LOUIS (AP) The Latest on the murder trial of a white former police officer who fatally shot a black man in St. Louis (all times local):

2:50 p.m.

A Democratic state lawmaker from St. Louis has joined protesters after a white police officer was acquitted in the death of a black man.

Peter Merideth says from what he's seen, "the protesters have been largely absolutely nonviolent."

The protests came after a judge announced Friday that white former St. Louis police officer Jason Stockley was not guilty of first-degree murder in the 2011 death of 24-year-old Anthony Lamar Smith.

Read more: http://www.chron.com/news/crime/article/Latest-St-Louis-ex-police-officer-not-guilty-in-12200334.php

Early story from this morning:

Fri Sep 15, 2017, 09:17 AM
Star Member DonViejo (31,366 posts)
Ex-cop Jason Stockley found not guilty in black man's death


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