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Freddie Gray case: Baltimore police investigators, prosecutors clash in court

Freddie Gray case: Baltimore police investigators, prosecutors clash in court

Tensions between police and prosecutors erupted in a downtown courtroom Thursday, with a top prosecutor accusing a lead detective of trying to sabotage the state's case against six Baltimore officers in the arrest and death of Freddie Gray.

Chief Deputy State's Attorney Michael Schatzow also suggested that top police officials tried to persuade the doctor who performed Gray's autopsy to rule his death an accident rather than a homicide.

Detective Dawnyell Taylor, lead detective in the police investigation of Gray's death, denied the claims and in turn suggested that Deputy State's Attorney Janice Bledsoe...

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