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Mystery surrounds fundraiser for cops in McDonald case : Nobody involved in organizing event will discuss it or rumors that it was canceled

Four Chicago cops accused of lying in their reports about the police killing of Laquan McDonald were to be the beneficiaries of a mid-March fundraiser organized by their colleagues, a lawyer for one of the accused cops says.

But nobody involved in organizing the event was willing to talk about it Monday, or to address rumors that it had been canceled.

The event -- billed as a "benefit to help our fellow officers in the 8th District" -- was advertised in a flier posted in the Central

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