Friday, August 01, 2014

Medical Examiner rules Eric Garner's death a homicide

The death of a Staten Island man who collapsed after being placed in an illegal chokehold by a police officer has been ruled a homicide.

Eric Garner died from compression of the neck and chest while being while being physically restrained by police officers, the New York City Medical Examiner said Friday.

Read more here: HOMICIDE: Medical examiner says NYPD chokehold killed Staten Island dad Eric Garner

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