Freddie Gray’s mother, Gloria Darden, has attempted suicide, according to USA Today. The mother of the slain 25-year-old suffered minor wounds during the attempt, but what she did in efforts to kill herself have not been disclosed. No surgeries or stitches were necessary.
A psychiatric evaluation was performed Thursday (Oct. 22), a day after the attempt (Oct. 21).
Gray suffered fatal injuries to his neck and spine while in police custody after an April 12th arrest for having a switchblade. After being hospitalized for a week, he died due to his injuries. His death caused an uproar in the city of Baltimore and sparked riots and protests.
His family was awarded $6.4 million in a civil settlement in September.