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Saturday, April 12, 2014
Lawsuit: City police 'killed' Eimers
Excessive force cited; 12 officers named in case

The family of Charles Eimers, the 61-year-old Michigan man who died Dec. 4 at a local hospital while in police custody, sued the city of Key West in federal court Friday claiming excessive force killed the unarmed man, and that officers conspired to cover up the death.

Officers "killed Charles Eimers in a horrifying way," states the suit, filed by Treavor Eimers, as a repres...

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