Cops investigated in alleged beating of Boston firefighter, cover-up


By Jessica Van Sack
Boston Herald

BOSTON — A Boston firefighter who alleged police brutality after cops charged him with assaulting his girlfriend was acquitted yesterday after a jury trial that raised questions about a potential cover-up by the arresting officers.

Boston Police Internal Affairs has been investigating whether officers Brian Dunford and David Santosuosso beat firefighter Wayne Abron and then made up a story to explain his injuries, as the jake alleged. Dunford is the son of retired Superintendent-in-chief Robert Dunford.

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