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Goodson acquittal leaves Baltimore asking: What happened?

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Posted at 8:57 AM, Jun 24, 2016
and last updated 2016-06-24 08:57:24-04
BALTIMORE (AP) - With no witnesses or video inside the metal compartment of a police van, it's likely no one will ever know what snapped the neck of Freddie Gray, a 25-year-old black man left handcuffed and shackled but unbelted on his trip to the station.
 
What is certain is that six police officers criminally charged in his death were the last to see him uninjured. But none blamed a fellow officer, and the driver of the van, Caesar Goodson, was acquitted of murder and all other charges Thursday after he consistently refused to talk.
 
With no convictions after three trials so far, the judge presiding over all the cases declared that he has yet to see evidence proving any of the officers committed a crime.
 

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