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Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards knew a Black motorist died in police custody in May 2019, hours after it happened, but remained quiet during his reelection campaign as troopers told a different narrative

3 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards speaks during a press conference to update the public on FEMA's disaster recover and temporary housing programs on August 19, 2016 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images
In May 2019, Ronald Greene, a Black man, died following a struggle with Lousiana state troopers.
Police initially said Greene died in a car crash, but bodycam footage showed he was beaten.
The AP reported Gov. Edwards knew about the case the day it happened but was silent until 2021.
Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards was informed that troopers engaged in "a violent...
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