He claimed, despite aiding in the investigation, his photo was made public by police, who asked the public to identify him because he was "wanted for questioning. Mosby said that the Baltimore police had acted illegally and that "No crime had been committed" by Freddie Gray. Gray's arrest, as no crime had been committed",  and charged officers with false imprisonment , because Gray was carrying a pocket knife of legal size, and not the switchblade police claimed he had possessed at the time of his arrest.
The murder charge carries a possible penalty of 30 years in prison; the manslaughter and assault offenses carry a maximum penalty of 10 years in prison. Top row left to right: Caesar R. Miller and Edward M. Bottom row left to right: William G. Porter, Brian W. Rice and Alicia D. White On September 2, , it was decided to hold separate trials for the accused.
Mosby was being sued for malicious prosecution, defamation, and invasion of privacy. Porter[ edit ] Porter met up with the van after Goodson called dispatchers to ask for an officer to come check on Gray. Analysts stated that the Porter's retrial could have caused problems for the other trials, under the presumption that he could not be compelled to testify while there are pending charges against him. Goodson, Jr. Nero[ edit ] The officers who caught Gray after he fled, and, after apprehending him, handcuffed Gray with his arms behind his back.
Nero was charged with two counts of second degree assault; misconduct in office and false imprisonment. Brian W. Rice[ edit ] The officer who initially made eye contact with Gray while on a bicycle patrol. Rice's trial began July 7, Rice was found not guilty on all counts by Judge Barry Williams on July 18, Alicia D. Nero and Garrett E. Miller face lesser charges, including second-degree assault. All of the officers have pleaded not guilty, and a trial has been set for October.
Mosby announced criminal charges against the officers. The autopsy has not been made public, and the deadline for releasing evidence in the case to defense lawyers is Friday.
A copy of the autopsy was obtained and verified by sources who requested anonymity because of the high-profile nature of the case. The chief medical examiner, Dr.
David Fowler, declined to comment, as did the defense attorneys for the officers, who said they have not received the autopsy. In a statement, Mosby denounced the release of the report. She has sought a protective order to keep evidence in the case out of public view. Gene Ryan said details in the autopsy raise questions about the charges, demonstrating why the union didn't want prosecutors to "rush to a decision. I want to see all the evidence come out, because I believe our guys have nothing to hide.
The medical examiner relied upon witness statements, videos and an examination of the transport van. Gray tested positive for opiates and cannabinoid when he was admitted to Maryland Shock Trauma Center, according to the autopsy. The report makes no further reference to the drugs found in his system.
The report does not note any previous injuries to Gray's spine. Allan wrote that it was "not an unforeseen event that a vulnerable individual was injured during operation of the vehicle, and that without prompt medical attention, the injury would prove fatal. At the hospital resuscitation attempts were successful with the return of spontaneous circulation. Gray exhibited dilated pupils and showed no motor response to stimuli. No obvious external injuries, except for an abrasion skin scape on the top of the left shoulder were identified on initial examination.
Admission toxicological testing was positive for the presence of opiates and cannabinoid in the urine. Gray was stabilized and closed reduction of the vertebral dislocation was attempted without success. The operative note made no mention of healed or healing scars on the neck or evidence of previous injury or surgical interventions. Gray remained in a comatose state with continual electroencephalogram monitoring that indicated diffuse cerebral dysfunction.
Follow up CT and MRI scans showed extension of the spinal cord edema into the brainstem and into the distal cervical spinal cord. Gray was being positioned he had an episode of severe hypertension and tachycardia followed by hypotension and bradycardia and eventually, pulseless electrical activity. Despite resuscitative efforts, Mr. At autopsy, the external examination was significant for generalized edema and evidence of medical therapy.
A healing, patterned abraded laceration scraped skin tear was on the right temple, a healing abrasion on the left temple, small healing abrasions on the left cheekbone, and healing linear abrasions on the wrists and right ankle.
Reflection of the scalp revealed a subscalp hematoma on the lateral aspect of the left side of the back of the head just superior to the neck region, and focal scalp hemorrhage under the abraded laceration on the right temple.
Reflection of extensive areas of skin of the torso and the upper and lower extremities identified areas of hemorrhage on the lateral aspects of the wrists and ankles, consistent with placement of wrist and ankle restraints. Faint areas of subcutaneous hemorrhage were over the left scapular and right postero-inferior costal margin.
No deep muscle hemorrhage of the torso or extremities or fractures of the long bones of the extremities were identified. The spinal cord was intact, but showed extensive edema, traumatic contusion bruising and necrosis of the cervical spinal cord, extension of the necrosis into the lower brainstem and high thoracic regions, and secondary, non-traumatic changes due to probable re-perfusion injury of the entire spinal cord.
The internal examination showed no evidence of injury to the ribs, thoracic or lumbar vertebral column, pelvic bones or the internal organs. An anterior neck dissection showed an intact hyoid bone and laryngeal cartilage.The number of homicides fell to 29 in June but in July , 45 murders were recorded, tying with the record in Emergency medical services were activated and he was transported to University Medical Center with active resuscitation. In New York City , people at Union Square were arrested on April 29, for blocking traffic and refusing to relocate.
Gray placed himself on the ground and his hands were cuffed behind his back.
Therefore, it was not an unforeseen event a medico-legal definition of an accident that a vulnerable individual was injured during operation of the vehicle, and that without prompt medical attention, the injury would prove fatal.
Gray began to flail his legs, and Miller placed Gray into a leg lace, which is a leg lock technique designed to stop the legs from moving. Gray's compartment. Nero, age 29, joined the Baltimore Police Department in Gray's neck injury occurred while in custody, in and during transport in the police van. August 16, — April 19,  was the year-old son of Gloria Darden.
Officers Porter, Miller, and Nero also testified about the matter in state criminal trials. He gave no verbal response, but made an audible noise. With his hands and ankles restrained, and unable to see out of the van and anticipate turns, she said, he was at a high risk for an unsupported fall.
The medical examiner relied upon witness statements, videos and an examination of the transport van. He was not belted in, but his wrists and ankles were shackled, putting him "at risk for an unsupported fall during acceleration or deceleration of the van. It is unclear whether Goodson had any interaction with Gray at the back of the wagon at this stop, or what Goodson might have observed or heard. Miller and Edward M.