** BREAKING NEWS **NOWHERE TO RUN: NEW VIDEO DEVASTATING TO KWPD CREDIBILITY
A wrecking ball crashed through the City’s defense to the Eimers police brutality case on Friday. At a scheduled deposition Chief Lee was expected to provide bureaucratic information about the City’s procedures and policies in the wrongful death case filed by the Eimers family against the City of Key West and 13 police officers.
But instead he spent over two hours freefalling into a seemingly endless pit opened by allegations of “perjury” committed by his officers. At issue was the surprise new bystander video that showed up this week from Colombia. Unlike the first video, it shows Eimers arrest all the way to the point of his death. A fact that turns out to be devastating to the somewhat creative and more favorable stories cooked up by some of the officers.
“Sir, we’ve gone to the trouble, in preparation for various motion practice,” said attorney Robert McKee, “of taking every question and answer of your officers who were under oath and every time their answers were not what the video showed. There are pages and pages of it”…. and down we went. [...full article]
* Featured Story *EIMERS DEATH-IN-CUSTODY UPDATE: Missing Video Surfaces
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Colombia! The missing iphone video of Charles Eimers’ death was in Colombia!
“Once we had the phone number,” says Darren Horan, it took less than 48 hours to get a copy.” He is one of the five lawyers representing Charles Eimers’ family in a suit against the City of Key West and 13 police officers who were involved in the fatal arrest of the 61-year-old tourist, Charles Eimers, last Thanksgiving.
On November 28, 2013, while KWPD officers were busy arresting Eimers on South Beach, a couple from Colombia was filming the incident with their iphones. Nearly a year ago the first bystander video went viral and shattered the initial official police version of events describing an old man running away from police on the beach and collapsing due to a sudden heart attack. But in that video, aside from the controversy it raised about police action, there was one nagging detail: an unknown man was shown also filming the incident. But no one could ID that second tourist. [...full article]