News Now: Officer William Porter trial begins today in the death of Freddie Gray

Monday November 11, 2015 – In Baltimore, Maryland Officer William Porter is the first of six (6) officers who are on trial for manslaughter in the death of Freddie Gray.

William Porter

Officer William Porter

Twenty-five (25) year-old Freddie Gray was killed while in transport Freddie Graywith the officers due to spinal cord injury.

The attorney in the case, requested for a change of venue, citing the officers would be unable to receive a fair trial in Baltimore.

Three (3) of the six (6) officers are African American.

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