Split verdict on Katrina killing

 BBC News

A US federal jury has convicted three police officers and cleared two over the killing of a man after Hurricane Katrina flooded New Orleans in 2005.

The jury convicted former officer David Warren of manslaughter in the shooting of 31-year-old Henry Glover.

Officer Gregory McRae was convicted of burning Mr Glover’s body, while Lt Travis McCabe was convicted of writing a false report on the shooting.

Lt Dwayne Scheuermann and ex-Lt Robert Italiano were acquitted.

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