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What happened to Terence Franklin is inexcusable







By Wayne Nealis

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I wish to applaud the Spokesman and the reporting and analysis of Ron Edwards in covering the killing of Terrance Franklin by Minneapolis police on May 10. I would not be sufficiently informed to write this letter without your persistent coverage. I live in a neighborhood adjacent to where Franklin died. I am writing to share a perspective on the police response and tactics in pursuing Franklin that I think needs to be part of Chief Janeé Harteau’s investigation, the county attorney’s and the Grand Jury’s deliberations. In addition to the many unanswered questions on what happened that day, we should ask why the police pursued Franklin in the first place. Continue Reading →

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