BALTIMORE – The latest on the trial of a police officer accused in the death of Freddie Gray, a 25-year-old black man who suffered a spinal injury in the back of a transport van (all times local):
Jury selection has resumed for a third day in the trial for a Baltimore police officer facing manslaughter and other charges in the death of Freddie Gray.
Baltimore Circuit Judge Barry Williams has so far called in 150 prospective jurors. Williams asked jurors who had been called back Wednesday whether they had anything to report that might affect their ability to be fair and impartial. Only four said they did.
A jury could be seated Wednesday afternoon.
Officer William Porter is the first of six officers to go on trial in the death of Gray, a 25-year-old black man who died after suffering a spinal injury in custody.
Porter is accused of failing to render aid to Gray, who was handcuffed and shackled but not buckled into a seatbelt in the back of a police transport van. Prosecutors say Gray repeatedly asked for medical attention.
Porter is expected to take the stand in his own defense.