FREDDIE GRAY: With 2 Acquittals And A Mistrial, A 4th Officer Stands Trial
July 5, 2016
BALTIMORE (WJZ/AP) — Proceedings are scheduled to begin for the fourth Baltimore police officer slated to stand trial on charges stemming from the death of a 25-year-old prisoner whose neck was broken in the back of a police transport wagon.
Lt. Brian Rice, the highest-ranking officer charged in the death of Freddie Gray, will go to trial this week on manslaughter, assault, reckless endangerment and misconduct in office charges. A hearing on pre-trial motions opens Tuesday.