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Handcuffed Black Man Allegedly Killed Himself in the Back of a Police Car in 2014

The death of George Floyd was one of many murders committed by white police officers around the country. Here’s another case which defies credibility.  Louisiana State Police and Iberia Parish police, said Victor White III shot himself in the chest while handcuffed behind his back, as he was sitting in the rear seat of an Iberia Parish, LA police car. The events, which happened in 2014, are mind boggling.  

 

Victor White III, was a 22 year old son of a reverend. He was arrested for possession of narcotics by Iberia Parish police officer Justin Ortis six years ago.

  • The arresting officer testified that he thoroughly searched White twice. He found no weapons on him, but he did find a small amount of cocaine during that 2nd search.
  • The arresting officer transported White back to the police station.
  • The arresting officer turned off the police car camera which points towards the rear seat.
  • Instead of stopping directly in front of the police station, the officer parked in a dark section of the parking lot, at the furthest point from the station.
  • There were no surveillance cameras at that dark, isolated location. 
  • The officer claims White refused to get out of the police car and then he heard a shot.
  • White was fatally wounded. 

Here’s the part which defies credibility. Despite being handcuffed behind his back (per the arresting officer), while sitting in the rear seat of a patrol car, the Police department claims the following. White, who is LEFT handed, shot himself in the right / front side of his chest. What? 

  • Forget the question of why a 22 year old would want to commit suicide, how could a left handed man handcuffed behind his back, shoot himself in the right / front chest?  
  • After he was thoroughly searched twice, per the arresting officer, where did the weapon come from? 
  • The police car was equipped with a camera which points towards the rear seat. The officer turned off that camera.
  • Why didn’t the arresting officer park directly in front of the police station? Why did he park in a dark, isolated section of the parking lot where there were no cameras? 

The coroner incredibly ruled White's death was a suicide, so the officer was never charged.

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IndyMo is correct, it does occasionally happen to white people, but not often. However, in this blatant case, this particular police department was well known for a long history of racial incidents and racial profiling. I think they paid out something like 6 million dollars in civil lawsuits while their racist chief of police was running the show.

 

In this case, the young man who was arrested for MJ possession, wasn't a street thug. He was the son of a well known local Reverend.

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It isn't always racial either.  Very often the police regard "druggies" as sub-human scum of the earth. I had a friend whose son was killed in Michigan years ago. the kid was a known small-time dealer and was found dead in his bed with a shotgun blast thru the heart. There were two blankets over him, one with a hole where the blast was and another over the top of that with no damage. the shotgun was found twelve feet across the room, and the local cops called it suicide ! This boy was white.

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CriticalThinking: Forget the question of why a 22 year old would want to commit suicide, how could a left handed man handcuffed behind his back, shoot himself in the right / front chest?  

 

 

It's an accumulation of decades of blacks being murdered by police with little to no accountability that has finally exploded into what we're seeing now. Time after time after time people have died at the hands of the police, a laughable defense is given, and it's accepted. But the God awful video of George Floyd being callously murdered was the proverbial straw that broke the camel's back.

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Over the years, racists make up stories about Black people, in order to keep them down, and when they speak up, they are punished, sometimes with their

lives...and is still ongoing today. 
The right and regressives claim that minorities want special treatment, when in reality it is white people who want special treatment. 
Minorities do not want special treatment, just to be able to participate and be treated equally...isn’t that what America should be and support?

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Fishslayer proved he doesn't understand the issue of white police officers repeatedly killing black men, women, and children, when he called the George Floyd murder "atypical". If this wasn't such a deadly serious topic, I would be LOL. There's a large number of unarmed black people who were murdered by the police during routine traffic stops or arrests. 

 

Will someone please tell me how a young man, who was thoroughly searched twice, could miraculously find a gun and then shoot himself in the front of his chest, while handcuffed behind his back, in the rear seat of a police car? 

 

Or, tell us why the police officer turned off his rear seat camera and parked in a dark, isolated section of the parking lot, where there were no surveillance cameras. Despite all the evidence, the coroner incredibly ruled the shooting was a suicide.

 

Fishslayer, this was typical.

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@CriticalThinking wrote:

Fishslayer proved he doesn't understand the issue of white police officers repeatedly killing black men, women, and children, when he called the George Floyd murder "atypical". If this wasn't such a deadly serious topic, I would be LOL. There's a large number of unarmed black people who were murdered by the police during routine traffic stops or arrests. 

 

Will someone please tell me how a young man, who was thoroughly searched twice, could miraculously find a gun and then shoot himself in the front of his chest, while handcuffed behind his back, in the rear seat of a police car? 

 

Or, tell us why the police officer turned off his rear seat camera and parked in a dark, isolated section of the parking lot, where there were no surveillance cameras. Despite all the evidence, the coroner incredibly ruled the shooting was a suicide.

 

Fishslayer, this was typical.


Have you stopped to think that many completely understand the issue of white police officers repeatedly killing black men but they just don't care? Wouldn't surprise me if some cheer.


Man learns from history that man learns nothing from history.
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And many Americans (most of which are trumpies) wonder why there are protests across America today. Unbelievable !


Man learns from history that man learns nothing from history.
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During my misspent youth, I heard a racist joke about Southern Justice - when they found the body of a missing black man, wrapped in logging chain and dumped in the swamp. The (Republican) Sheriff remarked "Looks like ol' Henry stole a logchain and then tried to swim across the swamp with it. Mark this one down as 'accidental drowning'." Seems our neoCons would like us to continue to laugh at their "joke" they call Equal Justice.

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