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Video Shows California Deputy Fatally Slamming Motorist’s Head into His Own Car

HeadlineDec 23, 2019

In California, newly released body-camera video shows a Sonoma County sheriff deputy fatally slamming a man’s head into his own car. The sheriff deputy, Charlie Blount, and his partner, Deputy Jason Little, apparently thought the driver, David Glen Ward, had stolen the car — which he in fact owned. The two officers pulled him over, and then Deputy Blount reached through the window and pulled Ward by the hair and slammed his head into the car’s frame. Deputy Little tased him, and then Deputy Blount put him in a restraint until he became unconscious. Ward was declared dead shortly afterward. Deputy Blount has served a notice of termination.

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