Feds: No prosecution warranted in David Sal Silva death

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    Sad news ...

    Feds: No prosecution warranted in David Sal Silva death

    27 Oct 2014

    The criminal investigation into the death of David Sal Silva has been closed after an independent FBI inquiry determined there was not enough evidence to support a federal prosecution against local law enforcement officers, federal authorities said Monday.


    For the seven Kern County sheriff’s deputies and two California Highway Patrol officers present during the May 2013 altercation with Silva, it means they will face no criminal charges.


    But Silva’s family and their attorneys say it’s far from over. Civil lawsuits claiming wrongful death and violations of Silva’s civil rights continue in the case.

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    http://www.bakersfieldcalifornian.c...rosecution-warranted-in-David-Sal-Silva-death

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