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Jury clears Pantaleo in Garner case

Alexia Vickers, Staff Writer

December 8, 2014

On Dec. 3, 2014, a Staten Island grand jury decided not to indict white police officer Daniel Pantaleo, 29, who put Eric Garner, 43, a 400 pound black man in a choke hold that allegedly led to his death. Last July, Pantaleo approached Garner, suspicious that he was selling loose cigarettes. According...

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