Global  

Colorado governor appoints special prosecutor in Elijah McClain case

CBS News Thursday, 25 June 2020 ()
Colorado's governor has appointed a special prosecutor in the case of Elijah McClain, a 23-year-old black man who died in police custody last summer. McClain was stopped on his way home after a 911 caller described him as "sketchy." Jonathan Vigliotti reports.
0
shares
ShareTweetSavePostSend
 
Video credit: KDVR - Published
News video: Colorado Gov. appoints special prosecutor in Elijah McClain case

Colorado Gov. appoints special prosecutor in Elijah McClain case 01:58

Gov. Jared Polis announced Thursday afternoon that he has signed an executive order appointing Colorado Attorney General Phil Weiser as a special prosecutor to investigate the death of Elijah McClain.

You Might Like


Related videos from verified sources

Elijah McClain’s cousin speaks out amid new developments in case [Video]

Elijah McClain’s cousin speaks out amid new developments in case

For Kenya Kaufman, what she once thought was over suddenly has new life. She hopes the new attention to her cousin Elijah McClain’s case leads to justice.

Credit: KDVR     Duration: 02:33Published
Aurora 911 dispatchers inundated with calls, threats due to Elijah McClain case [Video]

Aurora 911 dispatchers inundated with calls, threats due to Elijah McClain case

Aurora's 911 Communications Center is being inundated with angry calls and threats regarding the Elijah McClain case, bogging down the call system and slowing down public safety response.

Credit: 7News - The Denver Channel     Duration: 02:36Published
‘We needed one of them to be a good cop’: Colorado community reacts to Elijah McClain photo scandal [Video]

‘We needed one of them to be a good cop’: Colorado community reacts to Elijah McClain photo scandal

Two months after his death in police custody, three officers took a selfie mocking the type of choke hold used on Elijah McClain at the site of where he died.

Credit: KDVR     Duration: 01:13Published

Related news from verified sources

Colorado's Governor Appoints A Special Prosecutor To Look Into Elijah McClain's Death

The death of 23-year-old Elijah McClain after his arrest in Aurora, Colo. last August is receiving renewed scrutiny. Colorado's governor has appointed a special...
NPR

Colorado reopens inquiry into Elijah McClain’s 2019 death

DENVER (AP) — Colorado’s governor appointed a special prosecutor Thursday to investigate the death of Elijah McClain, 23-year-old Black man who was put into...
Seattle Times

Colorado reopens case of Black man who died after being put in chokehold by police

Colorado's governor appointed a special prosecutor Thursday to investigate the death of Elijah McClain, a 23-year-old Black man who was put in a chokehold by...
CBC.ca Also reported by •TMZ.com

Tweets about this