Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Norfolk Policeman Accused of Fatally Shooting David Latham Released on Bond

June 16, 2015
Nigel Roberts

Officer Michael Carlton Edington Jr., accused of voluntary manslaughter in the shooting death of a mentally ill man, was released on a personal recognizance bondthe Virginian-Pilot reports.  

On June 6, 2014, David Latham’s family called 911 to get emergency psychiatric treatment for him. Latham, 35, was mentally ill and had previous interactions with the police in similar situations. The responding officers usually knew how to manage Latham, his mother, Audrey Latham, said, according to the Virginian-Pilot.

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