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Lead Baltimore police investigator in Freddie Gray case charged with assault

Lead Baltimore police investigator in Freddie Gray case charged with assault

Baltimore police Detective Dawnyell Taylor, who became the lead investigator on the Freddie Gray case, has been charged with assault, state court records show.

Taylor, 46, a veteran homicide detective, was charged Friday with two counts of second-degree assault.

A woman identified as Tonia Taylor is listed as the complainant, and the charges were approved by a District Court commissioner. Court records show a warrant was issued, and Dawnyell Taylor was released on her own recognizance.

Baltimore police spokesman T.J. Smith said Sunday that Taylor's police powers have been suspended.

Reached late Saturday, Dawnyell Taylor called the incident "an ongoing...

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