Lawyers want MPD Chief investigated after in-custody death

Is the city’s tight-lipped response to the death of a man who died in police custody this month an attempt to cover up possible illegal actions of the department?

That’s the question that lawyers for the family of David Harris is raising since no one in city government will respond to Harris’s death either to lawyers or the public. Harris’ family wants Chief Zordan and the Ellis Administration’s handling of the in-custody death investigated

On April 3, a Monroe Police Officer reportedly took Harris to Conway Hospital at the request of a relative after he acted erratically. However, Harris ended up being taken to OCC upon which he collapsed and died while in custody.

Other than a brief text message to the Free Press and later to media, the MPD…

 

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