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Colorado deputies charged with manslaughter in man's death : Colorado deputies charged with manslaughter in man's death

Feb 04, 2019 - The Canadian Press

DENVER - Two Colorado sheriff's deputies were charged with manslaughter Monday in the death of a 23-year-old man they handcuffed and placed face-down on the floor of a police van while he was taken to a detox facility in Boulder, prosecutors said.

The man spent 16 minutes in that position as the deputies drove to the facility, investigators said. When they arrived, Demetrius Shankling was unconscious and not breathing. He died at a hospital 27 days later.

Boulder County prosecutors f...