Police who hog-tied, put spit-hood on Manny Ellis are going on trial for his death

Written by on September 19, 2023

Sep. 19, 2023, 3:12 PM EDT / Source: The Associated Press

By The Associated Press

TACOMA, Wash. — Jury selection started Monday in the trial of three Tacoma police officers charged in the death of Manuel “Manny” Ellis, a 33-year-old Black man who was tackled, punched, shocked with a stun gun and held face down on a sidewalk in March 2020, two months before George Floyd met a similar fate.

Officers Christopher Burbank . . .

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