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April 21, 2006

Wis. cop cleared in 2002 retraint death

By Kevin Murphy Correspondent for The Capital Times The writer retains the copyright for this article
Copyright 2006 Madison Newspapers, Inc.

Federal jurors needed about 3 1/2 hours Wednesday to find that Capitol Police Office James Brooks did not use excessive force or cause the death of a Somali immigrant whom Brooks helped take into custody in November 2002.

The parents of Jamal Mohamed alleged that Brooks caused their son to suffocate when he pinned Mohamed to the ground with his knee while two Madison police officers restrained him.

Full story: Wis. cop cleared in 2002 retraint death

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