DA to overview 2011 police taking pictures of 68-year-old Black man

Framingham, August 21

A Massachusetts prosecutor says her workplace will overview the investigation into the 2011 deadly taking pictures by police of an unarmed 68-year-old Black man throughout a drug raid concentrating on his stepson and one other man.

Eurie Stamps was shot and killed in a Framingham condo in January 2011 by the Framingham police SWAT group.

The Middlesex district legal professional’s workplace had beforehand dominated the taking pictures an accident and the officer who fired the deadly shot was not criminally charged. The city later reached a $3.75 million settlement with the Stamps household.

Current Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan was not the district legal professional on the time.

“The death of Eurie Stamps has had a profound impact on his family, friends and the entire community,” Ryan stated in an emailed assertion Thursday to The MetroWest Daily News.

“We recognise how important it is that the public has confidence in these types of investigations, which is why we are in the process of gathering and reviewing the documents relative to the investigation that was conducted by the previous administration into the death of Mr Stamps.”

A gaggle known as #JusticeForEurie has not too long ago held two rallies demanding justice for Stamps.

Selvin Chambers, a spokesperson for the group, known as Ryan’s announcement “a good first step.” Police pledged cooperation with the overview.

“The Framingham Police Department will fully cooperate with the Middlesex District Attorney’s Office in regards to the review of the Stamps investigation,” Interim Police Chief Ronald Brandolini stated.

Police, who had a search warrant, went to the condo in search of Stamps’ stepson and one other man suspected of promoting crack cocaine from the house.

After police broke down the door, Stamps complied with an order to get on the ground.

He was shot within the head by an officer who stated he misplaced his stability when he tripped over some particles within the hallway, inflicting him to by accident fireplace. — AP


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