Murder Charges Filed Against Officers in Black Man's Death


Hi Mike Rossi a reporting murder charges are being filed in Washington state against two police officers in the death of a black man Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson has charged officers Christopher Burbank and Matthew Collins with second degree murder and officer Timothy Rankin with first degree manslaughter in the death of manual Ellis last March Ellis a black man died after telling the Tacoma officers were restraining him that he couldn't breathe the Pierce county medical examiner called his death a homicide while also listing methamphetamine intoxication and heart disease as factors Ellis died just weeks before the death of George Floyd under the knee of a white Minneapolis police officer triggered a nationwide reckoning on race and policing hi Mike Rossio

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