Colorado ex-cop receives sentence in Elijah McClain’s death: KTRE

AURORA, Colo. – A former police officer in Aurora, Colorado has been sentenced to prison in connection with the death of Elijah McClain. The officer’s actions, which resulted in McClain’s death, raised concerns about the use of force by law enforcement. McClain, a 23-year-old Black man, was stopped by police while walking home from a convenience store in August 2019. The encounter escalated, leading to the officers putting McClain in a chokehold and injecting him …

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