Luis Ramirez was in a coma on life support before he died two days after he was beaten.STORY HIGHLIGHTS
- Indictments include hate crime, obstruction, conspiracy, misconduct, extortion charges
- 2 people charged with hate crime for beating man in 2008 while shouting racial epithets
- Justice Department alleges "scheme to obstruct the investigation of the fatal assault"
- Police chief charged with conspiring to obstruct justice, extortion, civil rights violations
Washington (CNN) -- Five people, including three police officers, have been indicted in the fatal race-related beating of a Latino man in Shenandoah, Pennsylvania, the Justice Department said Tuesday.
Two indictments charge the five with federal hate crime charges, as well as obstruction of justice and conspiracy, authorities said in a written statement. A federal grand jury handed up the indictments last week, and they were unsealed Tuesday...link to complete article
Tuesday, December 15, 2009
Indictments on the Death of Luis Ramirez
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December 15, 2009 1:05 p.m. EST