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radicalleft

(484 posts)
Mon Nov 6, 2023, 11:07 PM Nov 2023

Officer who arrested Elijah McClain found not guilty

Source: CNN

CNN

Aurora police officer Nathan Woodyard was found not guilty by a Colorado jury Monday on all charges related to the death of Elijah McClain, an unarmed 23-year-old Black man who died after he was wrestled to the ground by police and injected with ketamine by paramedics in 2019.

Woodyard had pleaded not guilty to charges of reckless manslaughter and criminally negligent homicide in connection with McClain’s death. The officer remains suspended from the department without pay, pending the outcome of the trial.

Read more: https://www.cnn.com/2023/11/06/us/elijah-mccain-nathan-woodyard-manslaughter-verdict/index.html



This is soo very sad...trigger - embedded video hard to watch
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Officer who arrested Elijah McClain found not guilty (Original Post) radicalleft Nov 2023 OP
Hope there's a civil trial Marthe48 Nov 2023 #1
Every mention of Elijah's name makes me cry. catrose Nov 2023 #2
Yes, he was a sweet soul KT2000 Nov 2023 #5
I'm very angry, but not a bit surprised. marble falls Nov 2023 #3
No justice for Elijah.. mountain grammy Nov 2023 #4
Evil violent scum. SamKnause Nov 2023 #6
Thank you mahina Nov 2023 #7
Ahhh, &@(/"$@#?&+$ !!!!! electric_blue68 Nov 2023 #8
I wonder if there was any jury tampering? LiberalFighter Nov 2023 #9
More of the same angrychair Nov 2023 #10

catrose

(5,135 posts)
2. Every mention of Elijah's name makes me cry.
Mon Nov 6, 2023, 11:26 PM
Nov 2023

We lost a beautiful young man, and his murderer goes free to do it again.

KT2000

(20,682 posts)
5. Yes, he was a sweet soul
Tue Nov 7, 2023, 01:50 AM
Nov 2023

and to in any way attempt to justify his murder is so void of morality. They all should have pled guilty if they have any sense of shame.

LiberalFighter

(52,623 posts)
9. I wonder if there was any jury tampering?
Tue Nov 7, 2023, 10:32 AM
Nov 2023

Meaning suggesting to a jury member that might be prone to negative interaction with police of some consequences?

Or a jury member that is more on the side of police no matter what?

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