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Lotto: The $6 million dollar man …

September 9, 2015

Just in case you missed it …

The City of Baltimore has negotiated a $6.4 “wrongful death” settlement with Freddie Gray’s family.

You remember Freddie, right?

He was the 25 year old drug dealer with a long rap sheet who died of a broken neck in police custody.  He was arrested for fleeing police and died while being transported from his place of business (a drug distribution corner in rough-and-tumble Baltimore City) to the police lock-up.

Six Baltimore cops (black & white, male & female, young & old) are charged in connection with the death but haven’t been tried yet.

According to Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake:”This settlement is being made solely because it is in the best interest of the city, and avoids costly and protracted litigation that would only make it more difficult for our city to heal and potentially cost taxpayers many millions more in damages.”

 

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This settlement is preposterous on several levels …

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