Review: Probe Into Elijah McClain's Death Was 'Flawed'

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Review: Probe Into Elijah McClain's Death Was 'Flawed'
Elijah McClain, 23, died in police custody in 2019. The independent report found Aurora police didn't have the legal basis to detain McClain.
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Police stopped Elijah McClain August 2019, while he was walking home from a convenience store. Police say he resisted arrest before they tackled him and put him in a carotid hold, a controversial technique, designed to produce unconsciousness. First responders injected him with Ketamine. The 23-year-old died of a heart attack on the way to the hospital.