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Officers in Freddie Gray case taken to jail without handcuffs
Officers in Freddie Gray case taken to jail without handcuffs

Inside the gates of Baltimore's jail, suspects who face charges for murder, manslaughter and other violent crimes typically are escorted from police vehicles in handcuffs. But when three of the city officers charged in Freddie Gray's death arrived, they were not restrained — and one was greeted with a hug. Caesar R. Goodson Jr., William G. Porter and Edward M. Nero, three of the six officers who surrendered May 1 to face charges in Gray's death, climbed out of a black police van without handcuffs. As Goodson, who faced a charge of second-degree murder, left the van inside Central Booking, he briefly hugged another man while Porter and Nero stood to the side, a...

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