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3 ex-officers in Mississippi indicted in death of Black man seen on video being tased repeatedly

Posted on AllSides May 24th, 2023
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JACKSON, Mississippi. (AP) — A Mississippi grand jury has indicted two former police officers on murder charges and another ex-officer on a manslaughter charge in the death of a Black man who was pinned to the ground and repeatedly tased during an arrest last December. Officials in Jackson, Mississippi's capital, released body camera footage Wednesday that showed three officers — Avery Willis, Kenya McCarty and James Land — struggling to handcuff Keith Murriel as he was stunned numerous times over a 10-minute span. Authorities said the officers had tackled Murriel...

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