Gray died when in custody of Baltimore, Md. police of a "severed spine" according to some reports.
People with IQs under 90 presumed Gray was, therefore, murder by police.
Sadly, some people mentally disabled and incapable of processing information. They are akin to those of us who are physically near-sighted and can only clearly see what is immediately in front of us. Those who are intellectually near-sighted can't see -- or think -- beyond what is set immediately before them. Consequently, they draw conclusion that are comprised of speculation rather than fact.
They are easily manipulated and exploited.
The black-run government of Baltimore certainly knew that Gray killed himself. However, that information was withheld, leaving us to conclude that the mayor intentionally set the stage for riots and mayhem to reign in her city. No doubt she is expecting Obama to divest taxpayer of millions of dollars to rebuild areas of Baltimore that were damaged by the rioters.
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A prisoner sharing a police transport van with Freddie Gray told investigators that he could hear Gray “banging against the walls” of the vehicle and believed that he “was intentionally trying to injure himself,” according to a police document obtained by The Washington Post.
The prisoner, who is currently in jail, was separated from Gray by a metal partition and could not see him. His statement is contained in an application for a search warrant, which is sealed by the court. The Post was given the document under the condition that the prisoner not be named because the person who provided it feared for the inmate’s safety.
The document, written by a Baltimore police investigator, offers the first glimpse of what might have happened inside the van. It is not clear whether any additional evidence backs up the prisoner’s version, which is just one piece of a much larger probe.
Gray was found unconscious in the wagon when it arrived at a police station on April 12. The 25-year-old had suffered a spinal injury and died a week later, touching off waves of protests across Baltimore, capped by a riot Monday in which hundreds of angry residents torched buildings, looted stores and pelted police officers with rocks.
Police have said they do not know whether Gray was injured during the arrest or during his 30-minute ride in the van. Local police and the U.S. Justice Department both have launched investigations of Gray’s death.
Jason Downs, one of the attorneys for the Gray family, said the family had not been told of the prisoner’s comments to investigators.
“We disagree with any implication that Freddie Gray severed his own spinal cord,” Downs said. “We question the accuracy of the police reports we’ve seen thus far, including the police report that says Mr. Gray was arrested without force or incident.”
Baltimore police said they will wrap up their investigation Friday and turn the results over to the Baltimore state’s attorney’s office, which will decide whether to seek an indictment. Six police officers, including a lieutenant and a sergeant, have been suspended.
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