Former Cop Michael Slager Denied Bond

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Michael_Slager_MEM_150911_12x5_1600Michael Slager in court on Sept. 10, 2015

Former North Charleston officer Michael Slager was indicted by a grand jury in the shooting death of Walter Scott.  He has been charged with murder. Slager was arrested on April 7, 2015, when a citizen who took the video of Slager shooting Walter made it public. If convicted, Slager faces a sentence of 30 years to life without parole. Slager was denied bond and has been in jail. It is said that Dylan Roof, the man who killed 9 people in an AME church, has a cell next to or across from Slager.

The video of Slager shooting 8 times at Walter as Walter ran became very controversial. Slager shot Walter 5 times in the back, killing him. Those who tend to support the shooting, like Slager, argue what took place before the actual shooting. In effort to have the court set…

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