Autopsy: Freddie Gray Died From “High-Energy” Injury

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June 24, 2015 by socialaction2014

The Chicago Defender

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An autopsy report obtained by the Baltimore Sun indicates that Freddie Gray, the 25-year-old who died in police custody in April, suffered from a ?high-energy injury? to his neck and spine.

Gray, whose death sparked weeks of protests in Baltimore, was unsecured when placed in a police van with shackled feet and hands. The deadly injury was likely sustained when the van suddenly decelerated, the Sun writes. Because Gray was not properly secured, the state medical examiner?s office ruled his death a homicide, stating the officers failed to follow safety rules ?through acts of omission,? the Sun reports.

This is the first time details of the autopsy report have been revealed ? the report was completed April 30, but the release was delayed. A day later, State?s Attorney Marilyn J. Mosby announced she would bring criminal charges against the six officers involved in the unlawful…

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