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No civil rights charges in squad car death

A federal investigation into the death of a Milwaukee man who was seen in squad car video gasping for breath and pleading for help is closed and no civil rights charges will be filed, the U.S. Department of Justice announced Thursday.

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Feds consider investigation into suspect’s death in Milwaukee

MILWAUKEE (AP) – U.S. Attorney James Santelle says he is considering ordering a federal investigation into the death of a man who died in Milwaukee police custody. Santelle also is considering authorizing an investigation into a possible pattern of civil rights abuses by the Milwaukee Police Department. The Milwaukee County medical examiner’s office has changed its ruling in the case ...

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