Baltimore Officers Want Freddie Gray Case Moved

Attorneys representing six Baltimore police officers charged in the death of Freddie Gray are asking a judge to move their case out of Baltimore, arguing it will be impossible to select an impartial jury and receive a fair trial, NBC News reported. In a motion filed Wednesday, defense attorneys argued that because all city residents were "impacted by the events surrounding the arrest and death of Freddie Gray," every "potential juror would bring their passions and prejudices relating to the events with them to the courtroom." The officers face charges ranging from assault to second-degree "depraved heart" murder. The death of Gray from a spinal cord injury sustained while in police custody sparked protests and riots that prompted a curfew and a National Guard deployment.

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