Former Cop ‘Doesn’t Remember’ Placing Taser Near Victim’s Body


Former North Charleston police officer Michael Slager testifies during his murder trial. (AP)

After an over month long trial and 55 witnesses, a South Carolina jury is set to hear closing arguments in the murder trial of former North Charleston policeman Michael Slager.   Slager is charged in the shooting death of 50-year-old Walter Scott as the black motorist fled a traffic stop in April of last year. The shooting was captured on cellphone video.

Slager testified in his own defense Monday that he didn’t remember picking up a taser and placing it near Scott’s body, after he shot him.

Kim Lampkins has more …



Watch Scott’s full testimony:


A bystander captured part of the altercation between Michael Slager and Walter Scott during the traffic stop and shooting.


(Source: AURN)


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