Beating victim cleared as Louisiana trooper awaits trial | Ap


NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Louisiana has dropped its case against a Black man whose severe beating before his arrest in 2019 led to criminal charges and lawsuits against a state trooper.

A traffic violation and charges of resisting an officer had been hanging over Aaron Bowman for two years. Court documents show the Louisiana Attorney General’s office moved to dismiss the charges against Bowman Monday, citing “insufficient evidence to support prosecution” and “credibility issues” with the officers who arrested him.

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