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Deputies Charged In Beating Death Of Black Man In Memphis Jail

Posted on AllSides September 23rd, 2023
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The family of Gershun Freeman is on the road to receiving justice. Nine deputies in Memphis have been charged in Freeman’s death after being caught on jail surveillance videos, NBC News reports. The officers were seen punching, kicking, and kneeling on Freeman’s back while he was having a psychotic episode. Shelby County Sheriff Floyd Bonner announced the news during a press conference on Sept. 20 but didn’t offer the names of the county jail deputies or what charges they are facing. The troubling video shows at least 10 officers beating...

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