Former Mississippi Deputies Sentenced for Torturing Two Black Men in Home Break-In

Jackson, Mississippi – Two former deputies from Mississippi were sentenced on Wednesday for their involvement in a horrific case of racial violence. The federal judge condemned their actions as cruel and heinous, as they broke into a home and tortured two Black men alongside four other white officers. Christian Dedmon, 29, was sentenced to 40 years in prison, while Daniel Opdyke, 28, received a sentence of 17 1/2 years. The judge expressed his shock at …

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