Delaware state trooper tried to turn off body camera before 'brutal' assault on teen: prosecutors

Posted on AllSides September 27th, 2023
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A Delaware state trooper who allegedly "brutally beat" a 15-year-old boy who played a "ding-dong ditch" prank has been charged with multiple felonies, NBC 10 reported. Dempsey R. Walters, 29, was charged with second-degree assault, a felony; deprivation of civil rights, a felony; two counts of third-degree assault, misdemeanors; and two counts of official misconduct, as well as other misdemeanors. Officials say Walters was on duty when the incident occurred but turned off his body camera during the assault, but the device still captured video with no audio. The video...

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