Charges Brought In Elijah McClain Death


Three officers and two paramedics have been charged in the death of Elijah McClain.

A grand jury indicted the officers and emergency medical personnel on 32 charges against officers, Nathan Woodyard and Randy Roedema, former officer Jason Rosenblatt, and paramedics Jeremy Cooper and Peter Cichuniec. Each face one count of manslaughter and one count of criminally negligent homicide.

McClain, was confronted by officers after leaving a convenience store, when someone called 911 and reported a suspicious person walking with a ski mask along a road in the Denver suburb of Aurora.

Officers put McClain in a chokehold and paramedics injected him with ketamine, then days later, McClain died in a hospital.

"Nothing will bring back my son, but I am thankful that his killers will finally be held accountable," LaWayne Mosley, McClain's father said.


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