Two Aurora police officers, one former officer and two paramedics have been charged with murder in the death of Elijah McClain, Colorado Attorney General Phillip Weiser announced Wednesday.
Police officers Randy Roedema and Nathan Woodyard, former officer Jason Rosenblatt, and firefighters Jeremy Cooper and Lieutenant Peter Cichuniec are all facing one count of manslaughter and criminally negligent homicide by negligence.
Roedema and Rosenblatt also face second-degree assault charges for causing serious bodily injury to McClain. Cooper and Cichuniec were also charged with second degree assault for causing bodily injury, by means of a deadly weapon, after they used ketamine to sedate McClain without consent.
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