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


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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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