BALTIMORE (AP) — Officers charged in the death of a black man whose neck was broken in the back of a police van are asking a federal appeals court to allow parts of a lawsuit against Baltimore’s top prosecutor to proceed.
The officers are suing State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby for malicious prosecution, defamation and invasion of privacy. Three of the officers were acquitted, and Mosby dropped the remaining cases.READ MORE: 26-Year-Old Maryland Woman Says She Killed 92-Year-Old Roommate Nancy Anne Frankel, Police Say
Mosby says the lower court should have found her to be immune from being sued because she’s a prosecutor.
But the officers said in a brief filed Thursday with Virginia’s 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals that Mosby isn’t entitled to immunity because she was acting as an investigator, not a prosecutor.READ MORE: 'Glad We Lived': Ravens CB Jimmy Smith Says He Has PTSD After He And His Family Were Robbed At Gunpoint In LA In February
Freddie Gray died in 2015, a week after his neck was broken.COVID-19 Latest: DC Renews Indoor Mask Mandate In Public Spaces Regardless Of Vaccination Status As Delta Variant Continues To Fuel Cases
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