Former cop Michael Slager gets 20 years for murder of Walter Scott

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Former cop Michael Slager gets 20 years for murder of Walter Scott

- hotair.com
08 Dec 2017
Former South Carolina police officer Michael Slager was sentenced to 20 years in prison for the murder of Walter Scott today. The Associated Press reports Scott's family had asked the judge to deliver a significant sentence, even as they expressed forgiveness for Slager:

Cop gets 20 years for Walter Scott slaying

08 Dec 2017
FILE - In this Monday, Dec. 5, 2016, file photo, Judy Scott, center, Walter Scott's mother, is comforted by her son Rodney Scott, as the family attorneys, Chris Stewart, left, and Justin Bamberg, right, hold a press conference after a mistrial was declared in former South Carolina officer, Michael Slager's trial in Charleston, S.C. Slager, who fatally shot a black ...
- abcnews.go.com

Year Sentence in Walter Scott Shooting

- nbcbayarea.com
08 Dec 2017
Former North Charleston police officer Michael Slager pleaded guilty in federal court to violating Walter Scott's civil rights, two years after Slager shot and killed Scott during a traffic stop. Scott could be seen running away in footage of the incident as Slager shot at his back. (Published Tuesday, May 2, 2017)

Former cop gets 20 years in prison for fatal shooting of Walter Scott

08 Dec 2017
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) -- A white former South Carolina officer was sentenced to 20 years in prison on Thursday for fatally shooting an unarmed black motorist in the back in 2015, wrapping up a case that became a rallying cry for the Black Lives Matter movement.
- ktvu.com

South Carolina cop gets 20 years in prison for black motorist s death

- yahoo.com
08 Dec 2017
CHARLESTON, S.C. (Reuters) - The white former policeman caught on video shooting an unarmed black man in the back after a 2015 traffic stop in South Carolina was sentenced on Thursday to 20 years in prison, with a federal judge ruling that the killing amounted to murder.

Year Sentence in Walter Scott Shooting

08 Dec 2017
Attorneys for ex-North Charleston Officer Michael Slager said he shot 50-year-old Walter Scott in self-defense after the two fought and Scott grabbed Slager's stun gun. They said race didn't play a role in the shooting and Slager never had any "racial animus" toward minorities.
- nbcphiladelphia.com
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