9 deputies indicted in the death of Gershun Freeman after he was beaten in Memphis jail

Posted on AllSides September 21st, 2023
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Nine corrections deputies in Shelby County, Tennessee, have been indicted in connection to the in-custody death of Gershun Freeman last year, including two deputies who are facing murder charges. Those two deputies, Stevon Jones and Courtney Parham, have been indicted by a grand jury on charges of second-degree murder and aggravated assault resulting in death for their alleged involvement in Freeman’s death while incarcerated at Shelby County Jail in October 2022. Seven other deputies were indicted on lesser charges related to Freeman’s death. Freeman’s family has been calling for justice...

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