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William Porter takes the stand in Freddie Gray trial
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William Porter takes the stand in Freddie Gray trial

And it has people talking. During Wednesday's trial in the death of Freddie Gray, Porter, one of six officers to stand trial in Gray 's death -- openly testified that the reason he didn't call medical support into that van the day Gray died was because "Gray gave no proper or valid explanation as to why or how there was a medical emergency". Porter's defense team is on the offense this week following the testimony, after, it had surfaced in Porter's own testimony that he had heard "Gray ask for medical help" but claims it wasn't inside of the van. Furthermore, Porter claims that he had actually tried to get Gray taken to the hospital during the "routine stop" following Gray's arrest -- but couldn't order the driver to do so because "no emergency was present".  
A Weekly Roundup of  William Porter ‘s Murder Trial
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A Weekly Roundup of William Porter ‘s Murder Trial

In the death of Freddie Gray. Five Things We Seen in Day 2 Of  William Porter’s Murder Trial Day 1 of William Porter’s murder trial in the death of Freddie Gray (unfortunately he’s only getting manslaughter)  brought tears; nervousness, and uneasiness to most of Baltimore. Daily News has been on ground since the trial started, most, are uneasy to say the least about what the potential verdict may be. During yesterday’s Day 2 of the trial, some of which, was unexpected — shocking video footage of Gray’s arrest surfaced in the courtroom. The video was the first time the jury saw Gray arrested by police, shouting [screaming] with people and bystanders pleading with police to stop. The video was reportedly shot by bystander Kevin Moore. The video serves as  a pivotal moment in the pros...
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