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Marilyn Mosby Seeks Protective Order To Block Release Of Freddie Gray’s Autopsy

Discussion in 'News & Current Events' started by Revmitchell, Jun 4, 2015.

  1. Revmitchell

    Revmitchell Well-Known Member

    Feb 18, 2006
    Baltimore City state’s attorney Marilyn Mosby hopes to block the release of the autopsy of Freddie Gray and other documents related to the investigation into the 25-year-old’s April 19 death.

    The protective order, filed Monday and reported by The Baltimore Sun, is raising accusations from an attorney for one of the six officers charged in the Gray case that Mosby’s request shows that the autopsy is her case.

    When Mosby announced charges against the officers on May 1, she said that Gray sustained a broken neck while riding in the back of a police transport van. She also said his death was ruled a homicide and that officers failed to properly restrain him and to provide him with adequate medical attention.

    Gray’s autopsy was released only to Mosby’s office, as required by state law. The Baltimore police department, which was conducting a parallel investigation at the same time Mosby’s investigators were conducting one of their own, was not provided the results of the autopsy.

    If Mosby’s request for the protective order is granted, only the state’s attorney’s office and defense attorneys would be allowed to view the autopsy results and any other new filings in the case.

    Ivan Bates, the attorney for Alicia White, the lone female officer charged in the case, told the Sun that Mosby’s motion indicates “there is something in that autopsy report that they are trying to hide.”

    “Mrs. Mosby is the one who did an announcement discussing what she said the evidence was in a nationally televised speech, and now that it is time to turn over the evidence, to ask for a protective order is beyond disingenuous,” Bates told the Sun. “It’s as if she wants to do everything to make sure our clients do not get a fair trial.”

    “Nobody would know anything but the state and the defense, so they would totally hide it from the public,” he added. “If your case is as good as you said it was, why don’t you just show the evidence?”

    “You can’t holler and say, ‘I’m about accountability for the citizens,’ and then run around filing for a protective order.”

  2. carpro

    carpro Well-Known Member

    Oct 14, 2004
    Most people knew her case was weak. This confirms it.

    A trial will most likely be a waste of time and money.
  3. church mouse guy

    church mouse guy Well-Known Member

    May 23, 2002
    She is a liar and a crook. She must release all evidence to the defense. She is un-American. She should be in jail.