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    The highest ranking officer facing charges in the death of African-American man Freddie Gray while in police custody in Baltimore, Maryland has been found not guilty of all charges, local media reported.

    WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — The judge found Lieutenant Brian Rice not guilty of involuntary manslaughter, reckless endangerment and misconduct in officer, WJZ news reported.

    Rice is the fourth of six officers to face a trial in the death of Gray. The judge acquitted two of them, and the third is facing a retrial after the jury deadlocked.

    Gray was arrested by Baltimore police on April 12, 2015. He died one week later after suffering a spinal cord injury while in police custody.

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