|"There are some MURDERERS with badges in there" [the police station] (latimes.com)|
A supporter holds a shirt on June 19 in Denver to bring attention to the police-killing of Elijah McClain last August in Aurora, Colorado (David Zalubowski/AP).
The deadly police confrontation with a young Black man in the Denver suburb of Aurora is getting renewed scrutiny.
|But he was black in Colorado. That's what we do.|
- The coroner for the counties of Adams and Broomfield determined that McClain's death was due to "undetermined causes." But he did not rule out whether the violent police chokehold, in addition to the shocking administration of the dangerous sedative ketamine (street name "Special K") paramedics chose to inject into Mr. McClain, might have contributed to his death.
- What is KETAMINE? This medication is mainly used for starting and maintaining anesthesia. It induces a trance-like state while providing pain relief [Why would he need relief unless police had used excessive force?], sedation, and memory loss. Other uses include sedation in intensive care and treatment of pain... Common side effects include agitation, confusion, or hallucinations as the medication wears off. Elevated blood pressure and muscle tremors are also common.... More