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Baltimore man died of spinal injury that occurred while in police custody
Baltimore man died of spinal injury that occurred while in police custody

Freddie Gray died from injuries sustained while in Baltimore police custody, an autopsy confirmed Monday, but how his spine was nearly severed and what role, if any, officers played remained a mystery. Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and Police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts called for calm to allow police to complete their investigation. Protests have remained peaceful.  “We are a community on edge right now,” Batts told reporters. “We hear, I hear, the outrage. I hear the concern and I hear the fear.” Gray, 25, died Sunday, a week after he was arrested and placed in a police van. An officer pulled out a Taser during the arrest but did not deploy it, Batts...

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