Terrible charges may be dropped
Charges Against Baltimore Police Who Killed Freddie Gray Could Be Dropped
Marilyn Mosby’s announcement that the six police officers responsible for Freddie Gray’s death would be brought up on homicide charges for their actions was a relief to many. But unsurprisingly, the Baltimore Police’s own investigation into the death of Freddie Gray doesn’t support the homicide charges brought forth by the state attorney — giving their attorneys grounds to move for dismissal. Via CNN:
The Baltimore police investigation into the death of Freddie Gray doesn’t support some of the charges, including the most serious, filed by the Baltimore City State’s Attorney, potentially allowing lawyers representing the police officers the opportunity to undercut the prosecution, according to officials briefed on the separate probes conducted by the State’s Attorney and police.
Already, defense attorneys are filing motions seeking to exploit differences between the separate state attorney and police investigations.
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