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Was Freddie Gray given the 'rough ride' treatment? Theory may shape 2nd trial

Was Freddie Gray given the 'rough ride' treatment? Theory may shape 2nd trial

The idea has long been floated that Freddie Gray might have been given a "rough ride" — a practice in which police transport vans are intentionally driven erratically to harm unbuckled, handcuffed detainees.

Now, prosecutors have signaled for the first time that they may adopt that theory in the case against Officer Caesar R. Goodson Jr., the driver of the van in which they say Gray suffered a fatal spinal cord injury.

Goodson faces second-degree depraved-heart murder charges in a trial that begins with jury selection Monday.

Prosecutors have notified Goodson's attorneys that they...

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