Hamilton Family Releases Some Autopsy Findings, While Continuing to Wait for DA Decision
The autopsy results released, seven months after an MPD officer killed Dontre Hamilton, indicate 14 bullets' trajectories, head injuries, no illegal drugs.
According to family attorney Jon Safran, Hamilton's relatives want the public to have more information, as the district attorney continues deciding whether or not to file charges against officer Christopher Manney.
Milwaukee Police Chief Edward Flynn recently fired Manney for initiating the deadly confrontation - by improperly patting down Hamilton, after he had been sleeping on a bench at Red Arrow Park downtown.
Two other officers had responded earlier, to calls of concerns about Hamilton's presence, but left, after concluding he posed no threat.
Hamilton had suffered from mental illness.
Manney and the Milwaukee Police Association have been contesting his firing, insisting he followed protocol and feared for his life.