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Prosecutors say attempts to remove Mosby from Freddie Gray case 'distort facts'

Prosecutors say attempts to remove Mosby from Freddie Gray case 'distort facts'

Baltimore State's Attorney Marilyn J. Mosby's office fired back this week at a defense argument that she should be removed from prosecuting six city police officers in the arrest and death of Freddie Gray, saying in a strongly worded rebuttal that the officers and their attorneys are distorting facts in the hope that "vitriol will trump logic." The officers' attorneys have argued for weeks that Mosby and her office should be recused from the high-profile case because of conflicts of interest — including that Mosby could become a "central witness" because her office had in the weeks before Gray's arrest sought increased drug enforcement at the...

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