Grand jury indicts police officers and paramedics in the 2019 death of 23-year-old Black man 'Elijah McClain'

A Colorado grand jury indicted three police officers and two paramedics involved in the August 2019 death of Elijah McClain, a 23-year-old Black man who was stopped by police while walking home from a store, placed in a carotid hold and then injected with ketamine, Colorado Attorney General Phil Weiser announced Wednesday.

Colorado Attorney General Phil Weiser announced charges on Wednesday, including manslaughter and criminally negligent homicide, in connection with McClain’s death two years ago.

Police officers Nathan Woodyard and Randy Roedema, along with former officer Jason Rosenblatt and paramedics Jeremy Cooper and Lt. Peter Cichuniec were indicted on 32 counts, according to the indictment. Read the full indictment below.

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