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Baltimore prosecutors refer to lack of seat belt, probable cause in outline of Freddie Gray charges

Baltimore prosecutors refer to lack of seat belt, probable cause in outline of Freddie Gray charges

In the most detailed explanation of the charges against six police officers in the arrest and death of Freddie Gray yet filed in court, prosecutors say the officers failed to belt the 25-year-old Baltimore man into the back of a police van, and lacked probable cause to arrest him in the first place. But they provide no new information on the most serious charges against the officers — including second-degree depraved-heart murder and manslaughter — in the bills of particulars filed this week in Circuit Court. The office of State's Attorney Marilyn J. Mosby filed the documents in response to motions by the officers' defense attorneys requesting more information on...

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