Prosecutors Drop All Charges Against Baltimore Cops In Freddie Gray Case


(AllHipHop News) Baltimore prosecutors have dropped all the charges against the remaining police officers who were to be tried in the April, 2015 death of city resident Freddie Gray.

Freddie Gray died after suffering injuries to his spine after he was shackled and placed into the back of a van commanded by Baltimore police officers.

“All of our clients are thrilled with what happened today, and we’ll be making a comment later to address the details of what happened,” said Catherine Flynn, Miller’s attorney, outside the courthouse.

Gray’s death at the hands of Baltimore police sparked several days of rioting and looting until the National Guard was called in.

In December of 2015, Officer William Porter’s trial ended in a hung jury and mistrial In May, Officer Edward Nero was acquitted for his role in Freddie Gray’s death, after a six-day trial.

In June, Officer Caesar Goodson, Jr. was acquitted Goodson on all charges and earlier this month (July), Lt. Brian Rice also walked away a free man after a bench trial.

Today, prosecutors decided to drop all charges against the three remaining officers – Officer Garrett Miller, Sgt. Alicia White and Officer William Porter, who was supposed to be retried after the hung jury.

The verdicts mean there will no one will be prosecuted for the death of Freddie Gray.