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FBI, Justice Department Probing Death of Black Man in Encounter with Colorado Police


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Governor Jared Polis last week appointed a special prosecutor to review the case, and an internal affairs investigation has been launched into three officers who took photographs of themselves at the scene.

  • Reuters DENVER
  • Last Updated: July 1, 2020, 9:44 AM IST

Federal law enforcement authorities said on Tuesday a civil rights investigation is underway into the death in 2019 of an unarmed Black man in Colorado after police applied a chokehold to him and he was sedated by paramedics.

The federal probe was launched last year into the death of Elijah McClain, 23, who went ...


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