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Officer requests to see knife as part of defense in Freddie Gray case
Officer requests to see knife as part of defense in Freddie Gray case

A defense attorney for one of the six police officers charged in the death of Freddie Gray is challenging prosecutors' claim that Gray was falsely arrested, and filed a motion Tuesday demanding to inspect the knife Gray carried. The motion was the first legal move in defense of an officer involved in the April 12 arrest of Gray, who died a week later from spinal injuries suffered while in police custody. As potential legal arguments for the six began to emerge, legal analysts debated the merit of the specific charges, as well as the strategies defense attorneys might pursue. Marc L. Zayon, the attorney for Baltimore officer Edward Nero, asked a judge to make the Baltimore...

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