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Officer who fatally shot mentally ill woman found not guilty

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NEW YORK - A police officer who fatally shot a mentally ill woman in her New York apartment in 2016 after she brandished scissors and a bat was acquitted by a judge Thursday.
New York Police Department Sgt. Hugh Barry was found not guilty of murder, manslaughter and criminally negligent homicide in the death of Deborah Danner.
Defence attorney Andrew Quinn said “we've always felt confident we would win but you never know” until the verdict is announced.
The October 2016 shooting earlier drew rare rebukes from New York Police Commissioner James O'Neill and Democratic Mayor Bill de Blasio...
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Cop Who Killed Deborah Danner Acquitted: SayHerName Must Get The MeToo Treatment

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Deborah Danner ‘s family received a devastating blow on Thursday when the New York police sergeant who killed the 66-year-old mentally ill Black woman in October 2016 was cleared of all charges. Bronx Supreme Court Judge Robert Neary acquitted Sgt. Hugh Barry in the police brutality case that had drawn support from many activists, including the SayHerName movement.
Barry was charged with second-degree murder , two counts of manslaughter and criminally negligent homicide by prosecutors who decried his actions as “reckless,” the New York Daily News reported. A burden of proof was not reached...
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NYPD sergeant acquitted in Deborah Danner's death

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Sgt. Hugh Barry, and 8-year veteran of the department, stood stoically as he was cleared of all charges in the fatal shooting.
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Police Sergeant Acquitted in Killing of Mentally Ill Woman

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A judge declined to convict Hugh Barry, who shot and killed 66-year-old Deborah Danner in her Bronx home as she wielded a bat.
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