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Freddie Gray case: 5 Baltimore officers, allegedly, in the face of internal discipline

Five Baltimore police officers who are involved in the Freddie Grey case are facing internal charges after an administrative investigation by the Montgomery County Police Department, the Baltimore Sun reports.

According to the Baltimore Sun, Officer William Porter is the only official who is not faced with the internal discipline and three of the other five — Officer Caesar Goodson, Lt. Brian Rice and Sgt. Alicia White — face of the termination.

The two are faced with five days suspension without pay, according to the Baltimore Sun report; Officer Edward Nero, and Officer of Garrett Miller.

.@MarilynMosbyEsq respond to our report of the internal charges being filed against 5/6 officers in Freddie Gray case: pic.twitter.com/N8gJwwkNlZ

— Justin Fenton (@justin_fenton) May 22, 2017

The members of the Police Department has received on the 12th of May and the review of the case.

“The MCPD, with the support of the Howard County Police Department (HCPD) was asked to conduct this administrative investigation to avoid any appearance of conflict of interest or bias during the investigation that a lot of national attention,” Baltimore chief of Police Spokesman T. J. Smith wrote in a release on May 12. “The MCPD is responsible for displaying the findings in the research: sustained, not sustained, exonerated, or unfounded.”

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Gray died in 2015, a week after his neck was broken in the back of a police van. The six officers were charged in connection with Gray’s death.

Three of the officers were acquitted at trial and prosecutors dropped the rest of the cases.

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