The embattled State’s Attorney claims she has been targeted for her policies, but activists and police violence victims’ family members question her progressive bonafide

MARCH 11, 2022

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Family Of Man Who Died In Baltimore Police Custody Rallies For Mosby To Pick Up Case

Activists rallied Wednesday evening in front of Baltimore’s City Hall, calling for an end to police brutality. The event was planned by Tawanda Jones, whose brother, Tyrone West, died in Baltimore Police custody.

March 9, 2022 by Annie Rose Ramos

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Chauvin trial underscores need to reopen investigation into Tyrone West’s death while in Baltimore police custody

Watching the evidence unfold around what caused Floyd’s death, I became sure that the Baltimore state’s attorney should reopen its investigation into the officers who killed Tyrone West while taking him into custody in 2013, and prosecute.

May 6, 2021 by Amy Dillard

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Case for reopening Tyrone West death is compelling

Watching the evidence unfold around what caused Floyd’s death, I became sure that the The lack of prosecution in Mr. West’s case remains puzzling to many us.

May 11, 2021 by Todd Oppenheim

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Families of those killed by police gather on 8 year anniversary of Tyrone West’s death

It was an emotional evening on the city’s northeast side as families gathered to remember the life of Tyrone West and other’s who lost their lives due to police.

Jul 18, 2021 by Dave Detling

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On the sixth anniversary of her brother, Tyrone West’s death at the hands of police, Tawanda Jones leads a rally at the site of where police officers brutalized him, kicking, punching and sitting on him. Delegate Jill P. Carter and advocates from the ACLU attended the rally and spoke about continuing to seek justice for Tyrone West

JULY 31, 2019 by TAYA GRAHAM

Report: Heart condition didn’t cause Tyrone West’s death in custody

A man died after a struggle with Baltimore police officers in 2013 because he couldn’t breathe, and not because of a heart condition as the department’s independent review board concluded, according to a new forensic review of his autopsy.

April 30, 2016 by Juliet Linderman

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Sister Activist: Tawanda Jones, six years after her brother’s death keeps fighting against police brutality

A March 6, 2019 was Ash Wednesday to many, and a very cold winter day to all Baltimoreans, and for Tawanda Jones, day 2044 since her brother, Tyrone West died in the custody of Baltimore City police and Morgan State University officers after they pulled him over on hot day in July.

July 18, 2019 by MEERA SOODA

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The Story of Tyrone West, and the Sister Who Keeps Fighting for Justice

A conversation with Tawanda Jones, whose brother Tyrone West was killed by Baltimore police officers in 2013.

Mar 20, 2017 by Sheridan Merrick

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Tyrone West died in police custody 5 years ago. Here’s how his sister is still fighting for justice.

It’s been over five years since Tyrone West’s scuffle with Baltimore police ended with his in-custody death. And his sister, Tawanda Jones, hasn’t stopped leading weekly vigils calling for the officers involved to be held accountable.

September 12, 2018 by Aaron Morrison

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New Autopsy On Tyrone West Finds He Died Of Asphyxiation While Restrained

An independent autopsy on a man who had a fatal encounter with Baltimore police says he died of asphyxiation while being restrained, not of a heart condition as the state’s autopsy found.

December 14 2016

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Marilyn Mosby: Tyrone West Case Won’t Be Reopened

Baltimore State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby says that, barring the emergence of new evidence, she will not reopen an investigation into the police-involved death.

April 14, 2016

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A year after Freddie Gray, families of others killed by police still seek justice

The deaths of Tyrone West and Anthony Anderson at police hands in Baltimore have seen no officers charged, but recent victory in a similar case brings hope

April 17, 2016 by Baynard Woods

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Before Freddie Gray, there was Tyrone West

Tyrone West died in police custody in Baltimore in the summer of 2013. The officers who arrested West were cleared of wrongdoing, but since Freddie Gray’s death, West’s case is receiving more interest from the public. Filmmaker Kobie Brown profiles West’s sister, who organizes weekly protests against police brutality.

Dec 14, 2015 by Kobie Brown

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Family Of Baltimore Man Who Died In Custody Files Multimillion Dollar Lawsuit Against Police

The family of a Baltimore man who died in police custody has filed a multimillion dollar wrongful death lawsuit against 11 officers and the city’s police commissioner.

June 23, 2014 by Christie Ileto

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Key Interviews Released In Controversial Baltimore City Death-In-Custody Case

The death of a man during a chaotic arrest sparks outrage and several investigations. After clearing officers, Baltimore’s top prosecutor releases key interviews conducted in the case.

February 11, 2014 by Mike Hellgren

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Medical Examiner Won’t Release Autopsy Of Man Who Died In Police Custody

Searching for answers. Baltimore leaders are joining the chorus of voices looking for information about wAfter months of public outcry, the medical examiner has finished the autopsy of a Baltimore man who died in police custody. But the agency won’t release results…not even to the dead man’s family.

December 2, 2013 by Kai Jackson

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Baltimore Leaders Want Information About Man’s Death In Police Custody

Searching for answers. Baltimore leaders are joining the chorus of voices looking for information about what happened to a man who died in police custody. Family members of 44-year-old Tyrone West believe police are responsible for his death.

November 18, 2013 by Meghan McCorkell

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Dispatch Calls Released After Man Dies In Police Custody

Newly released dispatch calls show that happened leading up to and during an altercation that ended with a man dying in police custody.

July 23, 2013 by Monique Griego

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Traffic stop ends in Baltimore man’s death; Police investigating

Witness says some type of spray used; Police look for public’s help

Jul 21, 2013

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