Stepfather of Freddie Gray, Richard Shipley at a news conference
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Freddie Gray stepfather: 'Baltimore needs peace'

Baltimore's top prosecutor has announced criminal charges against six officers in the case of Freddie Gray who died in police custody.

The charges range from second-degree murder to assault. But a lawyer for the officers says they "did nothing wrong".

All six officers have been suspended and are now under arrest. Mr Gray's death sparked protests that turned violent.

Freddie Gray's step-father, Richard Shipley welcomed the decision to file charges against the officers and appealed for calm.

  • 01 May 2015
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