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No charges against police officer accused of choking Eric Garner to death

No charges against police officer accused of choking Eric Garner to death

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The Justice Department will not bring federal charges against a New York City police officer over the death of Eric Garner, the 43-year-old black man whose fatal chokehold death was caught on video in 2014. Prosecutors plan to announce the decision to not pursue civil rights or criminal charges imminently, according to the New York Times. The date, one day before the fifth anniversary of Mr Garner’s death, is the deadline for filing possible charges against Daniel Pantaleo, the officerfilmed putting Mr Garner in the chokehold.
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