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Diallo, Amadou

Born: 1976 AD
Died: 1999 AD
1.8 (36%) 5 votes

1975 – Born on the 2nd of September.

         – Diallo had come to New York City to study computer science, but had not enrolled in school.

         – In the early morning of February 4 Diallo was standing near his building after returning from a meal. Police officers Edward McMellon, Sean Carroll, Kenneth Boss and Richard Murphy passed by in a Ford Taurus when they thought Diallo matched the description of a serial rapist and approached him.

         – On the 25th of March a Bronx grand jury indicted the officers on charges of second-degree murder and reckless endangerment.

         – On the 16th of December a New York appellate court ordered a change of venue to Albany, New York, stating that pretrial publicity had made a fair trial in New York City impossible.

1999 – Died on the 4th of February.

2000 – On the 25th of February, after two days of deliberations, a jury unanimously voted to acquit the officers of all charges.

1.8 (36%) 5 votes